Image of the Black in the National Gallery

Image of the Black in the National Gallery

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Meet point on request

1, London, WC2

niedziela 24 lipca de 10:00 à 12:00

£15

Our African focused tour of the National Gallery reveals the many and varied Black presences to be found in the paintings from 1500 to 1900s

Image of the Black in the National Gallery. From the margins to the centre.From objects and subjects of economic capital ;to creators and definers of cultural capital.Our African focused tour of the National Gallery reveals the many and varied Black presences to be found in the paintings and works on display from 1500's to 1900's. The tour looks at why they are there, what they meant in their time and what they mean to us today. We will cover:

  • African Kings and Queens
  • The Moor’s head
  • Musicians and Entertainers
  • Faces in a crowd
  • Artists
  • Servants and slaves

Meet point is emailed on request.. Walk lasts two hours. Watch review here http://bit.ly/2u7Rl6h

Other coming events from Black History Walks

  • Andromeda, Queen of Sheba and black women in European art
  • Special screening of Marikana massacre at BFI Southbank
  • Black history river cruise October 1st
  • Trafalgar Square, St Paul's, Hackney, Soho, Notting Hill,Harlem in Mayfair walks
  • Queen Nzingha lecture 41 Eugenics and Black Beauty
  • African Superheroes Day @phoenixcinema
  • Black presence in the National Gallery
  • Pilots of the Caribbean and the Tuskeegee airmen
  • Elephant and Castle Black history walk
  • Black History bus tour
  • How to rip off Black historians a tale of copying and greed in London