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LECTURES


“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?”

CICERO


A lecture should do more than inform and entertain; 

   it should provoke, stimulate and inspire. 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS SOCIETIES   

 

 The cultural historian, author and artist ANTHONY RUSSELL 

has addressed:

charities, schools, the RIBI, WI, NADFAS, NGOs, business & private organisations. 

 


LECTURE LIST

 

 

 ALL LECTURES EXPLORE OUR UNDERSTANDING OF CIVILISATION:

 WHAT IS IT?   DO WE HAVE IT?   HOW DO YOU GET IT?

 

 (Click on topic for details) 









1)   Who was Tutankhamun?


   The Boy King Behind the Greatest Treasures Ever Found

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2)   The Virgins of the National Gallery London

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3)   The Mystery of Holbein's "Ambassadors"

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4)   The Power & Glory of our Country Houses

 

   Their Evolution and Changing Role

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5)   Blenheim Palace - The Agony and the Ecstasy

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6)   Venice, Canaletto and his Rivals

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7)   Beauty and the Beast

 

   Our Parish Churches and the Modern Predicament

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8)   Vincent Van Gogh - Madman or Genius

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9)   Edward Seago

 

   Landscape Perfectionist and Royal Favourite

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10)  English Furniture Design Today

 

   The Great Commissions of Luke Hughes

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or length to suit particular interests and requirements. 



 Lecturing at the Royal College of Physicians

for the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts, Edinburgh