Art History Club - LGBTQI Art and Artists (LGBT+ History Month) Print this page

Dates: 03/03/23 - 03/03/23
Days: Friday 09:30 - 11:30
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S50023G10NV
Fees: Standard - £16.00
Concessionary - £16.00

Course Information

Learning Aim: Z0001855

Course Title: Art History Club - LGBTQI Art and Artists (LGBT+ History Month)

Enjoy a stimulating talk on a key period or a key figure in Art History, delivered by one of our Art History specialists in a relaxed classroom environment. This talk is one of a series of History talks we offer at Sutton College on a weekly/fortnightly basis.

Purpose of Course

Part of LGBTQI month, this course will focus on Queer Art exploring the life and work of 5 selected artists.

Simeon Solomon, was a British painter connected with the pre-Raphaelites and whose art greatly represented and expressed homosexual love.

Danish transgender artist Lili Ilse Elvenes (born Einar Wegener) whose story was transposed to film with ‘The Danish Girl’ (2015) and her wife painter Gerda Wegener dedicated their lives to art and each other.

Portrait painter Romaine Brooks, created her very personal visual depictions of sexuality often based on the experiences and people around her.

Annie Leibovitz, famous for her work as a portrait photographer, shared the love of photography with her partner, essayist Susan Sontag.

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

The course is open to anyone with an interest in Art History. No prior knowledge is required.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


On this course, you will develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing

Confidence building

Social Wellbeing

Additional information

Please bring a pen/paper and/or tablet/laptop if you want to make notes.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

You can progress on to a range of Art History Club sessions that run weekly, and also consider enrolling on our weekly History Club, Global History Club, or Historic Cities Club sessions.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**

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