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THE ARTS
SOCIETY
BATH




Photography as Fine Art

1.30 pm Monday  April 6th 2020














Should we accept that the very best photographs can be regarded as Fine Art? This question is at the heart of a lecture which argues that photography can equal, not to say exceed, more traditional disciplines in the key genres of portaiture, landscape and still life. Photography, moreover, has carved its own area of excellence in depicting the human condition. All these ideas are discussed with reference to the work of some of the acknowledged masters of photography, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Fay Godwin, Bill Brandt, Ansel Adams and Wolfgang Tillmans. 


Lecturer:  Brian Stater’s chief interests lie in photography, architecture and history and he combines all three in his lecturing career. He has taught at University College London, since 1997 and became an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society in 2003. He is a member of the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography and an exhibition of his own photographs has been staged at UCL. In an attempt to gain a deeper understanding of the skills of some great photographers of the past, he has begun to work with a pre-War Leica camera, as used by his great hero, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and many others.




Date and Time:  1.30 pm Monday  April 6th 2020

Venue:  The Assembly Rooms, Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QH


Visitors Welcome - £10.00 at the door








The Arts Society, Bath is a member of The Arts Society, an Art Education Charity