The Making of a 19th Century Masterpiece : Caroline Bacon

"We will look at some of the most famous works of the 19th century from Ingres to Cezanne. We shall discover and discuss 10 key pieces, their controversies, importance and influences with each reflecting society’s preoccupations and concerns. Discussion and debate is encouraged!"

Tutor: Caroline Bacon

"Caroline Bacon obtained her BA (Hons) in History of Art & Design in 1987. After producing pop videos, she went to work for the BBC as a Senior Costume Cataloguer, later becoming a curator in the Indian Department of the V&A. In 1992 she moved to Bedford to take up the position of Assistant Curator at the then Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, becoming Curator from 1998 to 2008. Since 2010 she has been the REC Centre Manager, having taught at the REC since 1997. Caroline has written a number of books and articles on various aspects of art and design history and has lectured and tutored widely."