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Our January Lecture

Trees in 19c British & American Art by Professor Christiana Payne

16 January 2020

Report by Will Vaughan

Photo JB

Christiana Payne, Professor of the History of Art at Oxford Brookes University, has had a distinguished career researching British landscape art and genre painting of the nineteenth century. In recent years she has been exploring the representation of trees and the significance that they had for artists and amateurs in the period. Her recent book, Silent Witnesses; Trees in British Art 1760-1870, focussed on the work of British Artists, but in this lecture she extended the theme to cover American artists of the period as well.Perhaps it was as a reaction to the growing urbanization caused by the Industrial Revolution that artists in the late eighteenth century became increasingly involved in representing the natural world. Trees particularly

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BAS 18th January. Tim Craven on Camden Town Group and AGM

Thur 18 Jan 2018 Following our  well attended  A.G.M. (46) at which our constitution was ratified and two new members elected onto our committee, Dorrie Peat and Arabella Beveridge.                                                    
We had a TALK by: TIM CRAVEN
‘The Camden Town Group – the Foundation Stone of British Modern Art’  

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B.A.S. 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thurs 19th January

A Happy New Year to all Bruton Art Society Members! Our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING took place on THURSDAY 19th JANUARY 2017, 2.30 PM.  at CARYFORD COMMUNITY HALL,  Castle Cary,  The AGM was followed by tea  and an excellent lecture by the designer and costume historian Deirdre Clancy Steer on ’50 Years of Stage and Costume Design’