Bertram Aitchison is a graduate in Art History from Birbeck College in the University of London. He has since worked as Senior Lecturer and Academic Advisor to the American Institute for Foreign Study in London, specialising in Western European Art History.
Following his move to Moffat, he has held the position of Secretary to the Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Society, and resident speaker for the South West of Scotland Art History Society for the last ten years. He is currently one of the visiting speakers on Art History at Higham Hall in Cumbria.
This is a selection from the pantheon of French artists who are still admired in the twenty first century as superb exponents of creative and innovative painting. The emergence of this new style transformed perceptions and instigated a different visual landscape.
This is a course in which Fine Art is explored in some detail to explain the origin, meaning and development of important paintings. The focus is on selected works, each of a different character and time span, but covering a wide range of artistic endeavour.
From Sunday the 14th of January
2024 until the morning of
Thursday the 18th of January
There is no supplementary charge for single accommodation on any of our activity breaks, and as normal, we can arrange free transport (on arrival and departure) between the hotel and the bus and railway stations.
Details about all of our activity breaks are readily available - either download a copy from this section, ask for them during you stay, or just telephone the hotel and ask us to forward a programme for whatever activity you are interested in.