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Roscoe Lecture - Christopher Le Brun PRA - President of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Liverpool John Moores University - Roscoe Lecture

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 17:00 to 18:30 (GMT)

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Christopher Le Brun

Liverpool John Moores University welcomes Christopher Le Brun - President of the Royal Academy of Arts to present our first lecture entitled " The Artist as public figure - How artists contribute to decision making in art in the 21st century"

Christopher Le Brun is a painter, sculptor and printmaker. He was elected President of the Royal Academy in December 2011. He is the 26th President since Sir Joshua Reynolds and the youngest to be elected since Lord Leighton in 1878.

Born in Portsmouth in 1951 he trained at the Slade and Chelsea Schools of Art, London. In his early career, he was a double prize winner at the John Moores exhibitions, 1978 & 1980, also showing in the Venice Biennale, 1980, and the ground-breaking Zeitgeist at the Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin 1982. He is represented by Lisson Gallery and Albertz Benda, his work can be found in many major museum and private collections, as well as in the public realm with sculpture in London and St Helier.

He served as a trustee of Tate 1990-1995, The National Gallery 1996-2003, Dulwich Picture Gallery 2000-2005, and as a founding trustee of the Royal Drawing School 2003-2016. He is currently a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

Le Brun had a solo exhibition of paintings at Windsor in 2017, and conceived the three year curatorial partnership between the RA and Windsor. 

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St George's Hall

L1 1JJ Liverpool
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 17:00 to 18:30 (GMT)


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