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innovative exhibition at the National Gallery and will redress the balance by revealing the glory of 18th-century Venetian view makers.PIONEERING PAINTERS: THEGLASGOW BOYS 1880-1900 Date:23 November 2010Venue: National Portrait Gallerylecture theatre (10.30am-1pm),exhibition at the Royal Academy,Sackler Wing (pm)Tutor:Colin BaileyCost: £29 (No coffee. MEMBERSMUST PURCHASE THEIR OWNTICKETS FOR THE EXHIBITION)Contact:Ann O'DonovanA loose association of pioneeringyoung painters - based inGlasgow, but working throughoutScotland as well as in France andthe Middle East - the GlasgowBoys were a significant force at theend of the 19th century and woncritical acclaim. Led by JohnLavery and James Guthrie, theywere united in their disdain for theScottish artistic establishment andtheir adherence to the principles ofnaturalism and the use of strong,fresh colours. This study day willconsider the influence on theGlasgow Boys by the BarbizonSchool and, later, of Whistler. It willdemonstrate their importance inrejuvenating Scottish Art.PLAYS, PLEASURE GARDENS& FOUNDLINGS: LONDONENTERTAINMENTS IN THE18TH CENTURY Date: 9 December 2010Venue:Art Workers Guild, 6Queen Square London WC1(am),Foundling Museum (pm)Time:10.30am-3.30 pmTutor:Catherine Parry-WingfieldCost:£31 (inc. coffee)Additional cost of entrance toMuseum £4 payable on the day(free entrance to Art Fundmembers)Contact:Di Lines, 32 LawnCrescent, Richmond TW9 3NSE-mail: dlines@onetel.comIn 18th-century London, the rangeof what constituted entertainmentwas very wide, embracing not justthe theatre and the popular musicof the pleasure gardens, but alsovisits to menageries, the mad-NADFAS REVIEW / AUTUMN 2010www.nadfas.org.ukGAUGUIN - GENIUS ORMADMAN?Date:19 November 2010Venue:Abercorn Room, PainshillPark, Cobham, SurreyTutor:Eveline EatonPrice: £16.50 (inc. entry toPainshill Park and coffee/tea &biscuits) Contact:Booking formsavailable by sending SAE to:Pamela Watling, Heathcrest,Guildford Road, Westcott,Dorking, Surrey RH4 3LB oremail: watlingp@aol.com The morning will consist of twolectures on the post-Impressionistartist Paul Gauguin whose workwill be shown at the Tate Modernthis autumn. The first session willdescribe his life and work inFrance when he was developinghis post-Impressionist ideas andthe second session will cover thelater period in the South Seaswhere he evolved a non-naturalisticenigmatic vision of the world with astrong emphasis on colour. EDUCATION: COURSESBRITISH ARCHITECTURENOW!Date:21 October 2010 Venue:Gradidge Room, ArtWorkers Guild, 6 Queen Square,London WC1Tutor:Anthea StreeterTime:10.30am-3.30pmCost:£30 (inc. coffee)Contact:Rosemary Baldwin, 24Speer Road, Thames Ditton,Surrey KT7 0PW or email:rosemary@baldwins24.co.ukBritish architecture has beenexperiencing an unprecedentedperiod of vibrancy lately, and thequality of new buildings in Britain is putting the country at theforefront of architectural innovation. Many new buildings have eitherwon, or been shortlisted for, theannual RIBA Stirling Prize. As part of this course we shallconsider, among others, some ofthe imaginative buildings that aretoday under construction for theLondon 2012 Olympics.GAUGUIN AND THEPARADISE OF THESOUTHERN SEASDate: 28 October 2010Venue: Art Workers Guild, 6Queen Square London WC1 (am)& Tate Modern (pm)Tutor: Douglas SkeggsTime:10.30am-3.30pm (approx.)Cost:£26 (inc. coffee.MEMBERS MUST PURCHASETHEIR OWN TICKETS FOR THEEXHIBITION)Contact: Rosemary BaldwinGauguin wanted paintings toexpress rather than just represent.Temperamental and restless, hesearched for raw beauty. Afterabandoning his business career, hetravelled to Brittany, moved on andstayed with Van Gogh for a briefperiod ending in tragedy.Abandoning Europe for the SouthPacific, he painted his famousimages of native life belongingmore to visions than the real world.VENICE: CANALETTO ANDHIS RIVALS Date:16 November 2010Venue:National Portrait Gallerylecture theatre (10.30am-1pm),exhibition at the NationalGallery, Sainsbury Wing(2.30pm-4pm)Tutor:Ann ClementsCost:£26 (No coffee. MEMBERSMUST PURCHASE THEIR OWNTICKETS FOR THE EXHIBITION)Contact:Ann O'Donovan, 29Brookside, Hornchurch RM112RR or email:desmond.odonovan@ntlworld.comCanaletto, synonymous with 18th-century Venice has overshadowed his contemporaries, yet the work of artists such as Guardi, Carlevarjis, van Witell, Marieschi and Bellotto can be equally rewarding. This study day complements the AreaCourses... across the country during autumn 2010 and beyondEAST SURREYBelow: Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, LebanonGREATER LONDON