From Russia with Love
Tuesday 10 March 2020 at 10:30
Venue: The Danish Club, Mijas
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In the mid 19th century a group of young artists turned away from the lofty subject matter of the Imperial Academy in St Petersburg to focus for the first time on what they loved most: Mother Russia. In her vast, elegiac landscapes and the lives of her noble peasants, they found a dramatic and moving story that is still being played out today
About the Lecturer
Brian Healey, a senior modern languages teacher in an independent grammar school for many years, has also enjoyed a successful parallel career since the 1980s as a professional artist and interior designer. Since 2006 he has been regularly appointed to a number of prestigious ocean and river cruise lines, either as resident artist, guest lecturer on art history or as destination speaker for more than forty countries. Most recently this work has successfully extended to art guiding through important towns and museums in France, Belgium, Holland and Spain.