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FIRST LECTURE FOR THE SEASON 2018 T0 2019: Bernini, the brilliant Sculptor of the Baroque Age Hilary Willams Monday 01 October 2018

The first lecture for the new season will take place October, 2018.  The subject will be Bernini: The Brilliant Sculptor of the Baroque Age

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was the vehicle and PR agent of the Papacy. and the Counter Reformation in Rome. His works in sculpture show dazzling skill, even in his early years. This lecture looks at these early star pieces, their lovely stories and their exquisite finish, in the context of his grander schemes of sculpture.

Lecturer: Hilary Williams BA (Hons) MA (Courtauld), President and Artistic Director of The Arts Society Bromley. Formerly Print Room Superintendent at the British Museum, now Art History Education Officer.  Lectures for the BM, London Borough of Bexley and the Wallace Collection and is Liaison Officer at the British Museum.

Image: Self-portrait c.1623