This course aims to consider the role of satirical prints in Georgian Britain, exploring the reasons for their popularity and subsequent decline, and the approaches adopted by the artists involved. Satirical prints played a significant role in the public life of Georgian Britain, engaging with a range of social and political themes. We will discuss the nature of the print market, and explore some of the reasons for their popularity at this time and for their subsequent decline. We will also think about some of the techniques and approaches adopted by the artists concerned such as caricature and parody. Examples we look at will include work by William Hogarth, James Gillray, Thomas Rowlandson and George Cruikshank.
No skills or experience needed.
Bognor Regis, PO21 4NS
Part time day
Comfortable atmosphere created by tutors . All students were sensitively encouraged and helped when needed . Location ok but room was sometimes too cold
A really enjoyable course giving us the basics of mindfulnesss and a chance to practice a snapshot Well run and informative
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