The Arts Society November lectures
By Leigh Beaton therto artists. a talented and successful Italian Renaissance painter. Her lengthy career included fifteen years painting portraits at the court of King Philip II of Spain. Anguissola was celebrated in her lifetime: her work was admired and discussed by Vasari and when she was in her 90s, Anthony Van Dyck sought her advice on art.
This lecture presents Anguissola’s life and career in its historical context and explains how her oeuvre is growing as she is now recognised as the author of paintings hiattributed to male an overview of the work of Salvador Dalí.
I begin by considering the painter's early life and influences and the variety of styles he tried before developing and settling on his own idiosyncratic style.
Dalí came late to Surrealism and was ousted by its controlling leader Andre Breton before too many years had passed. Nevertheless Dalí is often regarded as the archetypal Surrealist. I discuss this notion but also explain Dalí's personal response to Surrealism, in particular the approach he called his 'paranoiac critical activity', one which life and By Charles Edwards TO COINCIDE with the chimes of Big Ben in London, the Coín Branch of The Royal British Legion will be holding its 12th Annual Service of Remembrance at the Coín Cemetery Chapel on Saturday November 11 starting at 11.30.
The service will be attended by the mayor, town councillors, local Guardia Civil officers, The Riders Branch of the Royal British Legion, the TAPAS Choir and will be conducted by the Branch Chaplain, Mrs Caroline Macfarlane.
Everyone is warmly invited to attend. The Bell Ceremony with the naming of fallen heroes known to us will take place during the service and everyone is invited to submit names.
For further information and to add a name to the bell ceremony please contact RBL Coín Branch chairman on 663 157 776 or email chair firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively see the website www.coinrbl.info
Self-portrait at the Easel by Sofonisba Anguissola