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Guest Lecture: Black Presence in Paintings from the Barber Institute

Monday 26th April 6.00pm

We are delighted to welcome Leslie Primo, one of our most popular guest lecturers, who will talk to us about the representation of black figures in masterpieces from the Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham.

Beginning with works that as yet still have no artists attributed to them, the lecture will then explore works by well-known painters such as van Dyck, Aelbert Cuyp, Rubens, Degas and Gauguin, revealing exquisite details and symbols with detailed explanations of their meanings and also uncovering a hidden aspect behind many of these works - the appearance and function of black figures. This lecture will take the audience on a journey of discovery through a marvellous national collection and will make you want to look again at many of its masterpieces.

This is a live-streamed talk at 6.00pm BST. Tune in from anywhere in the world to watch or enjoy a recorded version of the lecture which can be accessed for up to 24 hours afterwards. It will last approximately one hour including Q&A. For those who are unable to participate live, you will automatically be sent a recording soon after the end of the session. Please note, the recording is only available to those who have not been able to participate live.

Bookings close the day before the event is streamed.

 

Further Information

Participation

1. BOOK.

Click on the gold “Book This Course/Event” button on the right hand side now, fill in the online booking form and pay online. You will be notified automatically by email once your booking has been accepted.

Please ensure you enter your email address correctly, as your Zoom link will be sent to this address, thank you.

The participation fee is £10.00 per person, if making bookings for a number of people please provide their email addresses and book them as separate participants.

2. DOWNLOAD

Download ZOOM once you have booked - please print/download the instructions in this downloadable link and read them carefully .  Zoom works best when using Google Chrome

3. REGISTER

You will receive an email approximately 24-48 hours in advance of the event asking you to register.** This is a privacy function enabling only registered participants to attend. After registering you will receive the Zoom log in link immediately both on your screen and by email, please keep it safely as you will need it to log in

** Please note that these details are sent out in office hours, so if you book on a weekend you may not receive them until Monday. You must register with the same name that you have booked under and at least 45 minutes before the lecture begins, otherwise you may not be able to watch. If you have not received your email confirmations, please check your ‘deleted items' and 'junk mail' folders.

4. JOIN

Join the lecture from ten minutes before it is scheduled to start, to ensure everything is working

If you are not able to watch the lecture at the time it is live-streamed, you can still book online, as above. You will be contacted after the lecture has been broadcast with instructions on how to access the recorded lecture, for up to 24 hours afterwards.You do not need to advise us if you can't participate live, don't worry!

NB the recording is not available to those who have participated live

Bookings close the day before the lecture is streamed.

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for booking this event. We regret that we are unable to offer technical support with Zoom but tips can be found in the attachment. If you would like to book more than one event, please book separately for each lecture that you would like to attend, thank you. If you are booking for more than one person, it is important that you include their email address so that we can send them the lecture link too. We regret we are unable to offer refunds but don't worry if you are not able to attend, as we will send you the recorded lecture link.

Bassano, Adoration of the Magi (detail) © Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham

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Highlights

  • Online, live lecture
  • Viewable from anywhere in the world
  • Special guest lecture
  • Live Q&A afterwards

Practicalities

  • Price: £10.00
  • Venue: See Further Information
  • Lecturer: Leslie Primo

Booking

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