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Brangwyn's Architecture and Interior Design Libby Horner Tuesday 22 January 2019

The multi-talented Frank Brangwyn was born in Bruges and died in Ditchling in 1956.  His design work was probably influenced by A H Macmurdo, William Morris, Siegfried Bing and Japanese arts and crafts.  Starting with a brief history of the artist, the lecture will then discuss the varied disciplines which he mastered from mosaics, stained glass, furniture, carpets, ceramics, glassware and jewellery to architecture and interiors, with special reference to works in the vicinity of the particular society.

Libby is a freelance art historian, curator, film producer, lecturer and writer.  Libby is the world's leading authority on the multi-talented artist Frank Brangwyn and is compiling the catalogue raisonne of all his work - both fine and decorative art - estimated to be in excess of 12,000 items!  Frank Brangwyn: Stained Glass was published in 2010 and Brangwyn at WAR! was published in 2014. The irrepressible Libby has recently written film scripts about Fay Godwin, Fiore de Henriques, Gordon Russell, John Piper and Patrick Reyntiens (Patrick Reyntiens: Catalogue of Stained Glass was published in 2013) and her lecture repertoire reflects her eclectic range of interests.