Course: Garden Design: Architecture, History and Beauty, 1600 – 2015 (London, Summer 2016)

GARDEN DESIGN: ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY AND BEAUTY, 1600-2015
Course at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London — Summer 2016
Day Course | Lectures: 10.30am-12.45pm | Fee: £550 (£500 if booked by 5 April, 2016)
From the manicured parterres of Versailles to the rolling parklands of English stately homes, and from the classical statuary of the eighteenth century to Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North, patrons and designers have merged art with nature to manipulate and enhance the landscapes in which we live. This unique course explores the evolution of gardens and outdoor spaces, highlighting the work of successive generations of artists and architects and the cultural trends which inspired them.
3 May
Italy in England: Italian Renaissance and English Gardens of the Early Seventeenth Century
Dr Sally Jeffery, FSA, Consultant Lecturer, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
10 May
‘Monsieur Le Nôtre will make a plan’: The Influence of French Gardens in England after 1660
Dr Sally Jeffery
17 May
Gothic in the Garden: Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown at Stowe and Burghley
Dr Megan Aldrich, Senior Fellow in Object-based Studies, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
24 May
Nineteenth Century Experimentation and Extravaganza in the Garden

Dr Barbara Simms, Consultant Lecturer, Sotheby’s Institute of Art
TERM BREAK
7 June
Making the Modern Garden in the Twentieth Century

Dr Barbara Simms
14 June
Nature, Art and Environment in Gardens Today

Dr Barbara Simms
For more information:

Contact Martin Williams, Public Programmes Manager
+44 (0) 207 462 3249 or m.williams@sothebysinstitute.com
Mention the GT when booking to get a 10% discount.
This timetable may be subject to change.

http://www.gardenhistorysociety.org/post/forum/course-at-sothebys-institute-of-art/

Share this post

News from the field

Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture

Virginia Tech’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC) seeks a versatile and committed faculty member who will contribute to its unique educational environment. The successful candidate will have a focus on architecture history and theory grounded in the...

Educating the Interior Designer

Campus St-Lucas Ghent, Belgium – September 8th 2023 Over the course of the twentieth century, interior design emerged as an autonomous design discipline all over the world. Though strongly depending on local contexts, the discipline’s process toward...