Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Francis Hoyland 'Greek Light' publication

Francis and Philippa Hoyland invite you to drinks to celebrate the publication of 'Greek Light'. 6 - 8.30pm Tuesday 15 July at The Prince's Drawing School, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London  EC2A 3SG
RSVP: dominicpearce@live.co.uk

This collection of talks by Francis Hoyland centres on a drawing course which he taught for many years in the Greek Rooms at the British Museum. Accompanied by drawings both by himself and his students, it presents a lively and wide-ranging account of his thoughts about artistic practice, founded on his deep knowledge and feeling for the many roots of our cultural heritage. 

Francis Hoyland's distinguished career as artist and teacher spans more than fifty years.His work is in many private and public collections including the British Museum, the Ashmolean Museum, and the Yale Centre for British Art. His is the author of Painting (Michael Joseph), Alive to Paint (Oxford University Press) and A Painter's Diary (Educational Explorers). He has taught in many institutions and was Course Director of Fine Art at the Camberwell. He has broadcast and written extensively on art. And he is, of course, a much loved faculty member of The Prince's Drawing School.