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11th October 2019

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Hestercombe Gallery Event: Where Function Ends Symposium - 11th October 2019

£10

 

Where Function Ends Symposium at Hestercombe Gallery

Alex Hartley, ‘Greenside (Bracken House), 2019 (detail), Acrylic, C-type photograph, plywood and paint.

This half-day symposium will explore in more detail the life and work of Sir Edwin Lutyens and the ways in which artists Alex Hartley, Liz Nicol and Oliver Sutherland responded to Lutyens and his work at Hestercombe in their projects for the current exhibition at Hestercombe Gallery. Speakers will include Lutyens expert Charles Hind, Chief Curator of Drawings at the Royal Institute of British Architects, Niall Hobhouse of Drawing Matter, exhibiting artists Alex Hartley, Liz Nicol and Oliver Sutherland and exhibition curator Kate Best. We will also be joined by special guest artist Neville Gabie, who will be launching ‘Outfield’, a Hestercombe Cricket Ground proposition.

£10 per person.

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Symposium Schedule

Please feel free to arrive earlier in the day to allow time to view the exhibition, the afternoon programme will only allow for a very brief opportunity to do so.

Programme (subject to change)

1.30pm
Welcome – Tim Martin and Kate Best

Charles Hind, RIBA
Keynote lecture on Lutyens

Niall Hobhouse, Drawing Matter
Some thoughts on Lutyens the draughtsman

3pm
Break

3.15pm
Responses to Lutyens:

Oliver Sutherland
The Grey Walk: Approaches to the Lutyens/Jekyll garden at Hestercombe

Liz Nicol and Nick Gilbert Scott
Lutyens’ War Works: A Dialogue between photographic and architectural space

Alex Hartley in conversation with Kate Best and Niall Hobhouse

4.30pm
Special guest: Neville Gabie
Outfield

5pm
Finish

Details

Date:
Fri, 11th Oct
Time:
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Event Category:

Organiser

Hestercombe
Phone:
01823 413923
Email:
info@hestercombe.com
Website:
https://www.hestercombe.com

Venue

Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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Phone:
01823 413923
Website:
https://www.hestercombe.com