The Sue Purdy Lecture with Dr James Fox: Stanley Spencer and the Fitzwilliam Museum

Thursday 8 March 2018
Fitzwilliam College, Lecture Theatre and Theatre Foyer

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We are delighted to welcome well known Art historian and TV broadcaster, Dr James Fox as our speaker for this year’s Annual Sue Purdy Lecture.
This lecture will focus on the career of one of Britain’s best-loved artists, including his education at the Slade, his turbulent personal life, his experiences of both World Wars, and the idiosyncratic paintings he made over fifty eventful years. Dr Fox will draw heavily on the Fitzwilliam’s superb collection, which contains some of Spencer’s finest work.
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Doors open: 17:30
Lecture commences: 18:00
Following the lecture, drinks will be served in the foyer. The event will end approximately 20:00.