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Sex and the City: Hogarth and 18th century London Julia Musgarve Tuesday 22 October 2019

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LECTURE WILL BE AT BOXGROVE VILLAGE HALL

 

Julia Musgrave is a freelance lecturer in the History of Art. After her first degree in Chemical Engineering she decided to switch careers to become an art historian. Julia lectures at the City Literary Institute and is Co-Director of The London Art Salon.

This lecture examines Hogarth’s ‘Marriage à la Mode’ other ‘modern moral subjects’. It looks at how the artist used his work to wage war against London’s sex trade and child poverty as part of his personal crusade to establish modern urban life as an appropriate subject for high art. Insights into the darker side of life in 18th century London are blended with the story of how Hogarth worked his way up from an apprenticed engraver to successful painter and philanthropist.