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A Return to Order: Caroline Bacon

"In the aftermath of the First World War a European art movement arose that was characterized by a return to more traditional approaches to art, which rejected the avant-garde for more reassuring traditional responses. Many artists who had previously been exponents of avant-garde, such as Picasso and Braque, turned away from their previous ideas. We will explore this new form of Classicism in a tumultuous age. "

Tutor: Caroline Bacon

"Caroline Bacon obtained a degree in History of Art & Design in 1987. She has produced pop videos, worked in the costume department of the BBC, was a curator in the Indian department at the V&A specializing in modern painting, Curator of the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, and was, until 2017, the manager of the REC. She has written a number of books and articles on art and design history, and has lectured and tutored widely. "