Tuesday, 19th March 2013
A Day in the Life of the Antiques Roadshow
David Batty has been with the Antiques Roadshow since it
began and was Director of Sothebys from 1976 to 1999. He is
primarily an expert in porcelain and glass and would welcome
objects to identify and discuss on the day. He asks that no
furniture, pictures or jewellery are brought on the day.
Tuesday, 24th September 2013
Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939), Job, 1898
Art Deco and its Influence on Design
Peter Darty is the Head of Interior Design History at the KLC
School. He has been working in interior design for over 30
years. He studied history and art in UK and Italy. He worked at
Sotheby’s, and has subsequently combined lecturing and with
design work. Prior to joining the KLC, Peter lectured at the V&A
Museum, Chelsea School of Art and the Inchbald School of Design.
For the last session of the day Peter would like participants
to bring Art Deco pieces for discussion. These can be anything
including furniture, pottery, porcelain, ivory figures, bronze
figures, silver, enamels, textiles, costumes, jewellery, books,
paintings, prints, glass and so on. If the item is too large you
may bring a photograph.
Tuesday, 10th December 2013
A Victorian Christmas through the Magic Lantern
Philip and Rosemary Banham
After a career in education Philip lectured in art galleries,
the Royal Society and arts festivals. He uses three magic
lanterns and recordings made in conjunction with the BBC.