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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 7 – JD Harding

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 7 – JD Harding

November 10, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of JD Harding, 1798 – 1863.  He was a British artist, who was keen to draw the actual depiction of nature.  He gave art lessons to the famous art critic John Ruskin. He created the art manual called ‘ Elementary Art – the use of lead pencil, and explained’ 

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 6 – Abraham Bloemaert

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 6 – Abraham Bloemaert

October 27, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of Abraham Bloemaert, 1566 - 1651. He was an influential Dutch artist.  He founded his own painters guild called The Guild of St Luke and was referred to as an eminent master. He created the art manual called ‘Konstryk Tekenboek’, which is Dutch for drawing book.  

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 5 Andreas Vesalius

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 5 Andreas Vesalius

October 13, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of Andreas Vesalius, 1514 - 1564. He was Flemish and brings a different skillset as a physician and an anatomist. He was particularly noted for leading on the public and private dissections on human bodies. He created the art manual called ‘De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem’ (On the Fabric of the Human Body). 

 

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 4 - David Cox

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 4 - David Cox

September 29, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of David Cox. He was an English landscape painter, 1783 – 1859.  He produced travel scenes from around UK, you could say that his paintings were akin to  the ‘Lonely Planet’ of that era. He created the following art manuals: ‘A Series of Progressive Lessons’  and ‘ The Young Artist’s Companion’.  

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 3 - Rev William Gilpin

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 3 - Rev William Gilpin

September 15, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of Rev William Gilpin, 1724 - 1804. He was an English picturesque artist from the 18th  century. He came from an artistic family. A keen traveller around the UK he would capture the views through his artistic skills. He created a series of essays around the subject if the Picturesque called ‘Picturesque Beauty, Picturesque Travel and Sketching Landscape’.   

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 2 – Charles Le Brun

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep 2 – Charles Le Brun

September 7, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the life and work of Charles Le Brun, 1619 - 1690. He was a French artist from the mid 17th century.  He was a chosen painter for King Louis XIV. He created the art manual called ‘Passions of The Soul’.  His focus was on facial expressions.  One of the expressions discussed look very similar to Wolverine – one of characters in the Marvel Comics franchise!

 

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Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep1 – Art Catalogue

Art Manuals Unwrapped: Season 1 - Ep1 – Art Catalogue

September 6, 2020

On this episode of Art Manuals Unwrapped we learn about the Priscilla Wrightson’s passion and background in art history. Beginning with her what sparked her passion for Western European art history at school, which led her onto her academic study at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, where she was taught by Sir Anthony Blunt, who had a rather spicy background.  We also talk about her career in the antique book trade and how she went about compiling the art catalogue discussed in the episode.

 

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Welcome to Art Manuals Unwrapped – Trailer

Welcome to Art Manuals Unwrapped – Trailer

September 4, 2020

Art Manuals Unwrapped is a podcast hosted by Iyabo Oba and Priscilla Wrightson. This diverse and inter-generational duo go on an adventure into the world of Western European art manuals.

 

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