Art Reading Group
First Saturday of every month
4 November 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
2 December 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
6 January 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
3 February 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
FREE just drop in, no booking required
Monthly reading sessions open to all that encourage discussions around books relating to artists, art history, art theory and the contemporary art world. The texts are chosen by those attending the meetings and are restricted to books that cost £10 or less. There is no need to book in advance for these sessions, just turn up on the day.
October 7th Chroma by Derek Jarman. A poetical and personal survey of colour.
November 4th Matisse – the Life by Hilary Spurling. Not the two volumes but the shorter version of this brilliant biography. Please note this session is at The Minories, Colchester, Essex.
December 2nd Portraiture by Shearer West. An important survey covering all aspects of portraiture.
January 6th My life with Picasso by Francoise Gilot. The famous memoir by the woman who challenged Picasso and eventually left him.
February 3rd On Photography by Susan Sontag. Read an except at susansontag.com.