Upcoming Events

Public Lecture Course: Artist in Focus: William Hogarth

  • 8 April to 19 May 2021
  • Pre-recorded lectures to be released weekly at 3 PM GMT on Thursdays and a live Q&A (Zoom) on 20 May 2021, 6PM GMT.
  • Online

The Centre’s next Public Lecture Course is an Artist in Focus that will look at the work and impact of William Hogarth.

William Hogarth was an English painter and printmaker. Born in London in 1697, Hogarth went on to undertake an apprenticeship as an engraver, which he later abandoned. He is most noted for his serialised works satirising society and morality. His works became hugely popular due to the mass production and distribution of his etchings.

This term Mark Hallett (Director of Studies, Paul Mellon Centre), Meredith Gamer (Assitant Professor, Columbia University), and Elizabeth Robles (Lecturer, University of Bristol) will introduce you to Hogarth and his most noted works.

The series will run from 8 April to 13 May with lectures being released every Thursday at 3PM GMT. The series will conclude with a Live Q&A on 19 May, where you can ask our panel of lecturers your questions about the life and work of William Hogarth.

No prior art historical knowledge is necessary.

The lectures will be pre-recorded and will go live on our recordings page and our youtube channel every Thursday at 3 pm GMT from 8 April to 13 May 2021. You can register for the Live Q&A here.

See below for details on each lecture and how to follow the series.