Welcome to the arts society Gibraltar
Hello Members and Fellow Art Lovers
The mission of the organisation is to promote, encourage and foster the arts and cultural activities in Gibraltar and to export our culture abroad.
What a year it has been!
The Arts Society Gibraltar's next lecture,
Now You See It, Now You Don't, the art of visual deception
will be held on Wednesday 19 May 2021
MAY ILLUSTRATED TALK
Now You See It, Now You Don’t. The art of Visual Deception
An Illustrated Talk by Bertie Pearce
19 May 2021
At the Garrison Library or available via Zoom.
This is one of the quirkiest lectures you will ever hear There is a universal delight in being deceived and in this lecture Bertie Pearce takes his audience on a whistle stop tour of art which fools, surprises and amuses the viewer. Beginning and ending with the Belgian surrealist, René Magritte, it encompasses Trompe L’eoil, Banksy, Bridget Riley, Arcimboldo and Escher to name a few. Hold on to your seats and get ready to be visually fried.
Pearce Bertie has a BA (Hons) in Drama from Manchester University, and a Diploma Internationale from the École Internationale du Théatre, Jacques Lecoq. A member of the Inner Magic Circle, with Gold Star. Past experience includes lecturing and performing on cruise ships, and to U3A, historical societies, festivals, schools and colleges. In addition, has toured the world with a magic cabaret show and a one man show entitled All Aboard. Has written articles for newspapers and magazines on entertainment and theatre.