Scandinavian Art & Design: Caroline Bacon

"20th century Scandinavian art and design has become synonymous with well-designed, functional, yet beautiful pieces. From Finnish glass to IKEA, they have influenced and been imitated the world over. We shall explore the remarkable history of the decorative arts and design of Scandinavia and Finland."

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."