To be held on Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 11.00am
How has art decorated eating places and how have the activities been made the subject of paintings? How and why are people shown eating? How does the sheer beauty of some foods become celebrated in painting? This lecture encompasses ancient and modern art across many ages and styles: from the symbolic to the decorative, from luxurious to simple. How, for centuries. glorious food has made glorious art.
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Holds Master’s and First Class Honours degrees in History of Art from Birkbeck College, University of London. Is a gallery guide at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the National Portrait Gallery and has lectured at many galleries including the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Plymouth City Art Gallery and the NPG. He is also a London Blue Badge Guide and City of London Guide.