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29 January 2018Art in the City of London: Gallery on the Street, Stained Glass and Architectural Sculpture.

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Art in the City of London: Gallery on the Street, Stained Glass and Architectural Sculpture. Alexandra Epps Monday 29 January 2018

Booking October 2017


Alexandra Epps is a graphic designer, lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern.   She is a Freeman and official guide to the City of London.


Discover the wealth of modern and contemporary public art in the unique square mile of the City of London - creations ranging from the hand crafted to the high tech. The artists; their techniques, lives and influences plus the history of the fascinating streets where their work can be found.The magical qualities of stained glass windows in the historic churches of the City of London - windows both old and modern created by a series of remarkable artists and craftsmen in a variety of styles. Discover their symbolism, spiritual dimensions and above all radiant visual beauty.The unique relationship between sculptor and architect at the turn of the twentieth century led to the creation of many remarkable friezes, facades and reliefs on buildings in the City of London. Arts and Crafts, Beaux Arts, Edwardian Baroque and the arrival of the Modern movement.