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As Good as Gold - its significance and symbolism in the history of art Alexandra Epps Wednesday 12 September 2018

AS GOOD AS GOLD:   ITS SIGNIFICANCE AND SYMBOLISM IN THE HISTORY OF ART
Speaker:   Alexandra Epps

Experience the story of gold and its significance and symbolism within the history of art - as the colour of the sun, the colour of divinity, the colour of status and the colour of love. From creations ancient and contemporary, sacred and profane - all that glitters is certainly gold…

 

Alexandra Epps is an Official Guide and Lecturer at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Guildhall Art Gallery and Pallant House.  She is a City Lit. Institute Art History Tutor as well as a Guide to the City of London.   She co-authored the book Lord Mayor's Portraits 1983-2014’ (2015). Her background is in design having practised as a graphic designer running her own design consultancy for many years.