Latest Crichton Estate Covid-19 Updates »
01387 247544 Give
 
 
Back to Events
 

Food in Art

Date

10th Nov 2020

£ Price

 

Time

Doors open 10.30 Lecture starts at 11am - 12.30

Location

Easterbrook Hall

Booking

 


Share this event:
 

Talk given by Alan Read

How has art decorated eating places and how have the activities of trading in food, preparation and cooking 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 is a wide-ranging lecture which 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.

Back to Events
 
Sign up for our newsletter
This site uses cookies. Read our privacy policy