Geoff Dyer

Picture This – Writers’ Talks in
The Courtauld Gallery

October 2011
The Courtauld Gallery
Picture This...returned in 2011 for its third year, hosted by current Writer in Residence Frances Wilson. Six eminent writers discussed a work of art from The Courtauld Gallery’s permanent collection that excited, engaged or provoked them. 

Each evening the writers presented their personal reflections in a 20-minute talk, inspired by a painting from the remarkable collection of world-famous Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces in The Courtauld Gallery.

Talks were followed by a Q&A session and a chance to meet the writers. Prior to the talk, audience members were invited to a private view of The Courtauld’s permanent collection, which ranges from early Renaissance to art of the 21st century.

 

Listen to podcasts from our last talk with Iain Sinclair and Tracy Chevalier

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