Art Appreciation 2022 - Inigo Jones and the theatre of the Stuart court - online

Art Appreciation 2022 - Pomp and Ceremony

24 November 2022 - 27 January 2023 -
This lecture will focus on the work of artist and architect Inigo Jones. Between 1605 and 1640 Jones was also the principal designer for the costumes and sets used in the magnificent theatrical entertainments, or masques, staged at the court of the Stuart kings James 1 and Charles 1. Jones’ brilliant designs and technical innovations, including moveable scenery, the proscenium arch and mood lighting, transformed theatre production and paved the way for the early modern stage.

Steven Miller is head of the National Art Archive and Capon Research Library at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. He has published widely on art, and his most recent books are The Exhibitions: A history of Sydney’s Art Gallery of New South Wales (2021), Awakening: four lives in art (2015) with Eileen Chanin, and Dogs in Australian art (2nd ed, 2016).

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Series sponsor - Renaissance Tours, Support sponsor - Kimpton Margot Sydney

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