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Hogarth: Harlots, Rakes and Crashing China: Hogarth’s Pots – Lars Tharp

Wednesday, 14 September 2022

A ‘cracking’ talk.  It will fundamentally change your view of William Hogarth. Pots, crocks and chinaware tumble through Hogarth’s domestic dramas.  His detailed paintings and prints are wittily infiltrated with recognizable ceramics  – earthenwares, stonewares and ‘china’-  in an age drunk on Luxury.  Potters across continents compete with each other, fuelled by the ‘china mania’ gripping the emerging middle classes.  And Hogarth catches them. And in an ironic twist: Hogarth’s own images are themselves translated onto clay. A typical post-talk plaudit: “I shall never look at Hogarth in the same way again”.

If you would like more information about the lecturer, Lars Tharp, please visit his website here

  • Email: samlesbury@theartssociety.org
  • Time: 14 September 2022 - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Venue:Mercure Preston Hotel, Samlesbury, Preston New Road, Preston PR5 0UL
  • Duration:60 Minutes (approximately)

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