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Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

With British Sign Language

Unearth the influence and inspirations of the Spanish Master of Light
Date
Friday, 31 May 2019
Time
6.30 - 7.30 pm
Delivered in spoken English with BSL interpretation

About

Spanish Impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla, was known as the 'master of light' for his luminous and vibrant canvases. He is most renowned for his portraits, landscapes, and genre scenes of Spanish life, acheiving sucess in his own life time. But how did he get there?

Learn about Sorolla's life and discover his interest in artists including Velázquez, Goya, and Sargent as well as the generations he in turn inspired; with interpretation by Melanie Pendrick-Wright.

This session will be delivered in spoken English with British Sign Language interpretation.

Image: Joaquín Sorolla, Strolling along the Seashore (detail), 1909. Fundación Museo Sorolla, Madrid © Fundación Museo Sorolla, Madrid

Speaker

Fiona Alderton
Fiona Alderton is a Gallery Educator and storyteller. With a background in performing, she writes and gives sessions for adults and children, including commissions for various organisations such as the National Portrait Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery, and the Royal Opera House in London.

British Sign Language (BSL) talks

Throughout the year, free talks are given in BSL by Deaf presenters or in spoken English with BSL interpretation.

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Talks & conversations

Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

With British Sign Language

Unearth the influence and inspirations of the Spanish Master of Light
Date
Friday, 31 May 2019
Time
6.30 - 7.30 pm
Delivered in spoken English with BSL interpretation

Free

Our talks are open to everyone. Please email education@ng-london.org.uk to reserve your space and for meeting point information.
For popular events, tickets will be prioritised for BSL users and visitors who are Deaf or hard of hearing.