Through a glass darkly

by Jane Gardiner

September 22nd

Through a glass darkly: a history of glass through the eyes of the artist

by Jane Gardiner

This lecture explores the way in which artists have included transparent glass objects in their paintings, taking huge delight in capturing the shadows and reflections seen within the glass as well as displaying their skill in portraying what lies behind and beyond. It will include the remarkable depiction of glass objects in works by artists such as Titian, Veronese and Caravaggio, and in Dutch still-life paintings.

Jane Gardiner

Jane has an MA History of Art, University of London, she trained at the V&A and continues to lecture there. She was Senior Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art for 17 years, becoming a Deputy Director of Sotheby's, UK.