THE ART & ARCHITECTURE OF TRAVEL

Thursday 19 April 2018

Daily Mail

Road and rail, sea and air, the infrastructure of travel has provided many architectural treasures from the thatched petrol station of Blashford Hampshire to the futuristic styling of Los Angeles airport. This lecture examines the art and architecture of travelling and includes often overlooked gems including as bus and railway stations, travel posters and tube stations. It examines leading artists and architects in the sphere of travel, including John Hassall, Fougasse, Leslie Green, and Richard Rogers. 

 

 

Dr Sarah Pearson

 

Sarah holds a First Class BA in Art History from Reading University, an MA in World Art Studies from the University of East Anglie and a PhD in Architectural History, also from Reading.  She lectured for 10 years at Reading and at the University of East Anglia and now works as a freelance lecturer and adult education provider.  She has published articles and a book chapter on the architect Francesco di Giorgio and is currently researching the development of the Riddlesworth estate with a view to future publication.

What's New!

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Change of date:
 
The lecture Mad Men and Artists by Tony at Rawlings will now take place on Tuesday 29th October at 7.00pm
 
It will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 6.45pm

 

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