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11 April 2018Bernard Leach and his influence on the 20thC studio ceramics He was trained to be a potter in Japan and with a deep desire to bring East and West together
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10 May 2017Misia Sert, Muse to Renoir & Others by Julian Halsby
12 April 2017Copenhagen and its 4 Historic Castles by Hanne Sutcliffe
15 March 2017The Renaissance Art of Armour by Tobias Capwell
15 February 2017The Tragic Beauty of Ice by Peter Warwick
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14 December 2016Nativity in Art from Giotto to Picasso by Clare Ford-Wille
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13 April 2016Leonardo’s Hands
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10 February 2016CHANGED --- Revolutionary Russia: The Avant-Garde and Visual Russia
13 January 2016Europalia Turkey
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06 May 2015The Female Body in Classical Painting: Subject or Object?
15 April 2015Laos: from Historic Buddhist Temples to Modern Silkweaving
11 March 2015Modigliani and Bohemian Paris: The Years 1906-1920
11 February 2015Modern Italian Gardens: La Mortella
14 January 2015Napoleon Seen by Friend and Foe
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12 November 2014Andrea Palladio’s Venetian Villas
15 October 2014America’s Realist Genius: Edward Hopper
07 May 2014The Forbidden City: Secrets of China’s Imperial Palace and Museum
09 April 2014Crazy Years: the Jazz Age in Paris 1920-1930
12 March 2014The History of the Skyscraper
12 February 2014David Hockney: a Bigger Splash
15 January 2014Urbino: the Palace, the Patron and Piero della Francesca
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13 November 2013The Charisma of Caravaggio
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Bernard Leach and his influence on the 20thC studio ceramics He was trained to be a potter in Japan and with a deep desire to bring East and West together Diana Lloyd Wednesday 11 April 2018