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Colin Bailey – (Art History)

  • Art Historian and author
  • BA, PhD, FSA, FSAScot, FRSA
  • Held a succession of top posts: head librarian at the Barber Institute at Birmingham University, keeper of British art at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery and head of Humanities at Edinburgh College of Art.
  • Trained linguist

Colin is one of few westerners to have been awarded a special permit to conduct tours in St Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum. He is a traditional lecturer used to the demands of an audience, their questions, their desires and expectations, with a vast array of knowledge of his subjects and a huge treasure trove of images he has collected of official collections worldwide.

 

Upcoming Courses

December 2017

ART APPRECIATION: THE HIGH RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE IN ROME

December 12th at 18:30 to December 14th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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This course surveys the works of Michelangelo, Raphael and their contemporaries in Rome during the High Renaissance and traces the emergence of the Baroque style in paintings and sculpture under the influence of Caravaggio, Bernini and their followers. Dr Colin Bailey F.S.A.(East Lothian www.highamhall.com/colin-bailey) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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January 2018

ART APPRECIATION: ENGLISH PAINTING

Monday January 22, 2018 at 18:30 to Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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This course traces the most important developments in English painting from the age of Hogarth in the C18th to the late Victorian era, concentrating on the major artists of the period including Reynolds, Constable, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites. Dr Colin Bailey F.S.A.(East Lothian www.highamhall.com/colin-bailey) Residential: £228 Non-residential: £162

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