500 Years of Art: Summer Talks

A series of three talks, in partnership with Intelligence Squared, inviting contemporary artists and leading cultural figures to explore the threads and influences throughout art history, discovering how different genres and periods have inspired the artists of our time.

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Watch contemporary artist Conrad Shawcross and Zoé Whitley, Director of the Chisenhale Gallery in London, as they explore the use of space and movement, the rational and the irrational, in a wide-ranging and thought-provoking conversation.

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Watch African-American artist Kehinde Wiley and the Duke of Devonshire as they explore the ways in which contemporary artists are inspired and influenced by the great art of the past, referencing it to explore ideas about identity, status and culture.

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Watch British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare CBE and Tim Marlow OBE, Director of the Design Museum in London, as they examine the threads and influences running through art history and explore how different genres and periods have inspired the artists of our time.

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Summer Talks | Artist Yinka Shonibare and Design Museum Director Tim Marlow

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