Upcoming Lecture: Manet, Van Gogh and Japan. March 16th, 10.30am. Church House, St. Philips and St. James Church, 60 Painswick Road, Leckhampton, Cheltenham. GL50 2DL.
Japanese art had an enormous impact on the way painting developed in the latter half of the 19th century. In this lecture we look at how Japanese art was catalytic in new perceptions of space, composition, colour, form and mark and how its profound influence on the direction of painting at this time.