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Lucy Acland, Nicholas Alexander, Sophy Armitage, Rosalind Armitage-Smith, Jane Aubrey-Fletcher, Elizabeth Balance, Rose Baring, Caroline Bassett, Owen Bennet-Jones, Robin Bevan, Mark Boulding, Victoria Brahm, Francesca Bredin, Emma Bruce, Sophia Buchan, Ian Bulley, Sarah Burges, Mark Burnett, Rachel Chaplin, Neil Charles, Louisa Clifton-Brown, Kirsten Common, Serena Cox, Rose Dalrymple, Caroline Dashwood, Ruth Du Cann, Catherine Dudgeon, Juliet Duff, Bruce Eadie, Jane Elliot, Sarah Finlay, Mark Gardiner, Christian Graham, Fenella Greenfield, James Gubbins, Mary Hall, Charles Ince, Felicity Kirby-Johnson, Sandra Lissenden, Madeleine Loftie, Joss MacLeod, Polly McConnell, Clare Miller, Susie Milne, Henrietta Morris, Rachel Morton, James Nall-Cain, Simon Nash, Mark Nathan, Rosanna Nissen, Julian Nott, Elizabeth Ollier, Anneli Parker, Vanessa Pelham, Alex Robinson, Alan Rosling, Frances Rous, Jaqueline Roynan, James Sainsbury, Georgina Stack, Serena Stanley, Nicola Stein, Sally Strange, Henrietta Sutcliffe, Karen Taylor, Amanda Turvey, David Van Oss, Louise White, Ted Wong, Arthur Wood, Joanna Wood (Deceased), Candida Younger.
Record of Past Programme
The Contemporary Europe Pre-University Course in Venice
February 4 – April 9
Director: John Hall
Venice. Pensione Atlantico
Lectures: Palazzo Fortuny, Museo Correr, Georgio Cini Foundation or Dante Alighieri Society
Lecturers and Syllabus
Jeffrey Daniels M.A. Director, The Geffrye Museum
Venetian painting from Titian to Tiepolo
Titian; Tintoretto; Veronese; the 17th Century; Ricci and the Rococo; Tiepolo
John Hale F.B.A. Historian, Professor of Italian, University College, London
Aspects of Venetian, Florentine and Roman history
Renaissance Venice, an Imperial capital; the Venetian patriciate; portrait of a governing class; myths of Venice; the cultural leadership of Florence in the Renaissance; Rome: the Renaissance Popes and their city.
Doctor Bernard Hickey M.A., Professor of Commonwealth Literature, University of Venice
Pat Keysell B.B.C. Vision On
Theatre Workshop – Mime
Patrick Kinmonth B.A.
Some modern painters
How to see – a textbook; hawk and handsaw – the principle of abstraction; flat painting; Picasso; Munch; Yeats; English painting to begin with: Grant, Spencer, Hockney, Kitaj, Freud; the Americans; matters of survival.
Peter Lauritzen B.A.
Byron in Venice
Charles McCorquodale M.A.
Central Italian Art 1500 -1800
The High Renaissance; Florentine Mannerism: the triumph of the artificial; Michelangelo; the Counter Reformation and the arts; Caravaggio and the Carracci; Bernini; Borromini; Italian Baroque painting; the Grand Tour; the twilight of Italian art.
Professor Dott. Terisio Pignatti Professor of the History of Art, Venice University
Some Venetian painters
Venice – an introduction to the architecture; Giorgione; the Guardi; Canaletto.
Roger Rawcliffe M.A.
The origins of European architecture
Stella Rudolph B.A., Laurea, Lecturer in Art History, University of California Florence Program
Art in the Veneto from the Byzantine Period to 1500
Byzantine art: Ravenna, Grado, Aquileia; the Langobard civilization in Cividale; the Basilica of S. Marco and Torcello; architecture and sculpture of the 12th and 13th centuries in the Veneto; 14th century painting in the Veneto; Giotto, Guarienti, Altichiero, Tommaso da Modena, Guisto de’Menabuoi, Paolo and Lorenzo Veneziano; 14th century sculpture in the Veneto; the late Gothic style in the Veneto: Ca’d’Oro, Giacobello, Giambono, Gentile da Fabriano, Jacopo Bellini, the Bon Family; Tuscan influence and the early Renaissance in the Veneto; Lombard influence on Renaissance architecture and sculpture in the Veneto; the great cycles: Carpaccio, Gentile Bellini; Antonella da Messina in Venice and the later work of Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini.
Nicholas True B.A. Sometime Whitgift Research Student, Peterhouse, Cambridge
The Roman Tradition
Classical antiquity: the Augustian Ideal, Rome and Empire; the Christian churches and classical tradition; mirrors of antiquity – the Byzantine civilization and Western ’empires’; Rome in the second millenium: the political tradition, the religious inheritance, literature and the Ideal of Happiness; the divergence of East and West.