Illustrated Talks

llustrated Talks on Modern Art 

with David Cuthbert


The Shock of the Nude

This illustrated talk will include imagery from pre-history and the erotic art of so-called primitive cultures, the wall paintings of Pompeii, through to the allegories and more explicit imagery of the Renaissance. Since the eighteenth century there has been many varied expressions of sexuality depicted in Europe, the Americas, and the Far East which we will explore in this rich mixture of sometime forbidden art. We will see works from The Seated Woman of Çatalhöyük a neolithic sculpture from around 6000BC through to work by modern and contemporary artists including Lucien Freud, Jenny Saville and Kerry James Marshall.

Tuesday 17th October 7.00-9.00pm Coffee & Tea included