Finding the value and joy in engaging with art with...
The Art of Looking at Art:
Finding the value and joy in engaging with art with historian and educator, Ben Street
In inviting reactions from its viewers, a work of art seeks to provide new insights into our own lived experiences. The process of understanding art is all about empowering ourselves with the right tools to make the process enjoyable and immersive.
Join us for a masterclass conducted by art historian and museum educator Ben Street where he explores the ways in which you can find value and enjoyment in art interpretation while debunking the pervasive idea that specialist knowledge is required to understand and appreciate art.
Ben StreetArt Historian, Lecturer, Writer
Ben Street is a freelance art historian, museum educator and writer based in London. He is the author of several books on art, including How to Enjoy Art: A Guide for Everyone (Yale University Press) and the children’s book How to be an Art Rebel (Thames and Hudson). He has been an educator and lecturer for the National Gallery, Tate and Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, and the Museum of Modern Art and Solomon. R. Guggenheim. Museum, New York.