Monday, 25 October 2010, 12:00AM
Museum of London

Words and Pictures: Mixed Encounters

Dr Jenny Uglow OBE

This beautifully illustrated lecture explores the connections and interactions between British writers and artists.

As children, learning to read, we look first at the pictures in books - they tell the tale in their own way. With great writers, this power endures: artists connect with words in different ways. This lecture will explore fascinating examples of the relationships between artists and writers, from those that work independently from one another, such as Wordsworth and Thomas Bewick, to those that work very closely throughout the creative process, such as Dickens and Phiz.

This lecture touches on a peculiarly British tradition of community and defiance of authority, unmasking pretension and celebrating energy and warmth, linking daily life to the universal and the sublime.

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25 October 2010

Words and Pictures: Mixed Encounters
Dr Jenny Uglow OBE

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