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Supermodels, Sex and Death - Pre-Raphaelite Talks at Birmingham

Supermodels, Sex and Death - Pre-Raphaelite Talks at Birmingham

18th May 2011

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery and the Art Fund have got together to offer public talks by Pre-Raphaelite experts Lucinda Hawksley and Franny Moyle at BMAG in 2011.

Lucinda Dickens Hawksley is the great-great-great granddaughter of Charles Dickens and a patron of the Charles Dickens Museum in London. She has written more than 20 books including Lizzie Siddal, the Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel (2004). A part time lecturer as well as a writer, Lucinda is an expert in Dicken's family life.

Franny Moyle has a degree in English and History of Art from St John's College, Cambridge and is the author of Desperate Romantics. She enjoyed a career in arts programming at the BBC that culminated in her becoming the corporation's first Commissioner for Arts and Culture. She is now a freelance executive producer and writer as well as a director of the Hackney Empire.

Lucinda Hawksley's talk 'Lizzie Siddal - the Original Supermodel' will take place in the Waterhall at 2pm on Sunday 3rd July.

Franny Moyle's talk 'Sex and Death in Pre-Raphaelite Art' is in the Waterhall at 2pm on Sunday 9th October.

Tickets for both talks are £6 or £4 for Art Fund Members. Telephone 0121 303 1966 or Book Online.

If you are interested in becoming an Art Fund Member find out about the National Art Pass.

 

 

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