Unlikely Pairs: A Series of Talks | Events at The Victoria Art Gallery

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London Street by Walter Sickert

Unlikely Pairs: A Series of Talks

A series of talks highlighting the similarities and differences between pairs of paintings and sculptures in the Gallery’s collection. All talks to include exclusive viewing of the artworks in question in the upper gallery.

Wednesday 14 October, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jon Benington
Voyages by Sea – Paul Klee: Small Harbour Scene, 1919 and John Clevely: The Arrival of Princess Charlotte at Harwich, 1761.

Wednesday 21 October, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jon Benington
Joined at the Hip, but who Stole the Show? – Walter Sickert, London Street, Bath, 1939-40 and Therese Lessore, Walcot from Hedgemead, 1942.

Wednesday 28 October, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jon Benington
Extolling the Virtues of Pots and Pans – William Duffield, Still Life: Fruit, 1845 and William Scott: Bottle and Fish Slice, 1949-50.

Wednesday 4 November, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jon Benington
Pupils and Teachers – Edwin Whitney-Smith, William Harbutt, c.1910 and Howard Hodgkin, Clifford Ellis, c. 1965.

Wednesday 11 November, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jim Riseley
For the Love of Books – James Barry, Dr. Nugent, 1772 and Thomas Barker, Old Tom Thumb, 1789.

Tickets are £75 for Friends of the Victoria Art Gallery and £100 for guests for the lecture series, or £20 per individual lecture. To book your tickets please email Fiona Pollard. Please indicate how many talks you'd like to attend and whether these are for Friends or guests. Please note that due to social distancing, tickets are limited to 30 people per lecture. Tickets are non-refundable.