CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN

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  • THE ART AND SCIENCE OF COLOUR

    Monday, 11 September 6.30-9pm
    The Royal Academy of Arts


    An evening of discussion and discovery on the subject of colour, hosted by Christopher Le Brun and Winsor and Newton.

  • PAST EVENTS
  • PRINT QUARTERLY PLATFORM SERIES

    Wednesday 17 May, 6-8pm
    Lecture Theatre, Chelsea College of Arts


    Paul Coldwell will be in conversation with Christopher Le Brun, focusing on his work as a printmaker. Discussing the vast range of print processes he has used over different bodies of work and variations in scale.

    Tickets can be purchased here
  • BERLIN CONCERT: CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN AND PIANIST ANNIE YIM

    Saturday 29 April, 6-8pm
    Arndt Fine Art, 28 Fasannenstrasse


    Annie Yim, founder of MusicArt London, will perform a piano recital in conversation with the artist, which considers the many points of rich imaginative contact between musical and painterly composition. The programme features the music of Scriabin (1872–1915), Schoenberg (1874–1951), Rachmaninov (1873–1943) and Debussy (1862–1918) which has inspired the artist, and includes a recently commissioned composition by Richard Birchall (b. 1984) based on a painting by Le Brun.

    MusicArtLondon.com
  • PAINTING: WHERE HAS IT BEEN, WHERE IS IT NOW, WHERE IS IT GOING
    DALLAS ART FAIR TALK


    Friday 7 April 2017 4:00 pm,
    Beck Imaginarium, 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, 75201


    Acclaimed curator and scholar Dr Barbara Rose discusses with artist Christopher Le Brun, President of the Royal Academy, the role of painting throughout history and the ways in which it has informed his new body of work being presented at the Dallas Art Fair.

  • WATTS ANNUAL LECTURE
    A LETTER TO G F WATTS


    Monday 13 March, 7pm
    Charterhouse School, Surrey


    Christopher Le Brun discusses painting today and his own work, in context of his interest in GF Watts whose influence can still strongly be felt in contemporary art and culture today . Kathryn Hughes writes in the Guardian about the work of Watts and the Annual Lecture by Le Brun in this article.

  • COSMOPOLITAN CLUB LECTURE
    A LETTER TO BENJAMIN WEST


    Wednesday 1 March 2017
    Cosmopolitan Club, NY


    Christopher Le Brun talks about his work and career to the members of the Cosmopolitan Club.

  • CHRISTOPHER LE BRUN IN CONVERSATION WITH TIM MARLOW

    Saturday 25 February, 7pm
    The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida


    Tim Marlow, artistic director of the Royal Academy, discuss the artist's career and his most recent body of work Composer over the opening weekend of Le Brun’s solo exhibition in Vero Beach.

  • SWINDON MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY LECTURE

    Wednesday, 15 February, 6.30pm

    Christopher Le Brun talks about his work and career for the Friends of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, and will be in conversation with the curator Sophie Cummings. The artist has long been associated with the collection since the acquisition of his painting Hyperion in 1982.

  • ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM REVISITED
    PANEL DISCUSSION


    Christopher Le Brun, Basil Beattie, Mali Morris & Paul Huxley
    Chaired by Tim Marlow, in the Reynolds Room, Royal Academy of Arts
    Friday 18 November, 2016, 6.30-7.45 pm


    Nearly 60 years since the last major collective survey in the UK of the Abstract Expressionism movement, we bring together an esteemed panel of artists to reevaluate this artistic phenomenon.
    They will discuss their personal responses to Abstract Expressionism and how the new approaches to composition, colour and scale influenced and impacted on the visual arts both then and now. Examining how artists and the arts world internationally responded to Abstract Expressionism, they consider the significance of this influential movement of the 20th century and why its impact still resounds today.

  • EVELYN WRENCH
    LECTURE SERIES


    What does the future hold for arts and cultural institutions?
    Royal Overseas League, 14 July 2016, 6.30pm


    Christopher Le Brun, Alex Beard - CEO Royal Opera House and Frances Morris - Director Tate Britain debate the opportunities and threats facing arts and cultural institutions and how these issues shape the evolution of their own organisations.

  • POET IN THE CITY
    WALLACE STEVENS


    A special event at King's Place
    in celebration of the American poet
    Wallace Stevens.

    Widly held as one of the most important literary figures in America, Stevens was the ultimate master-craftsmen, combining rigorous technique with a deep exploration of the nature of poetry. Christopher Le Brun, Sarah Churchwell and Lachlan MacKinnon speak about his work.

    Monday 17 Novemeber 2014, 7pm