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To Celebrate 50 years of NADFAS/The Arts Society - The Rock'n'Roll Era: Pop Art & The Swinging Sixties Val Woodgate BA Tuesday 18 September 2018

Val Woodgate is a well-known lecturer and guide in Tate Britain and Tate Modern, and for Tate on cruises. She lectures in other major galleries, including the Dulwich Picture Gallery, and, on religious art, in churches and cathedrals. She also acts as script-writer for the Living Paintings Trust (art for the blind and partially-sighted).


Pop Art is a figurative, realist, brightly-coloured response to the modern world of consumerism, youth culture and the mass media in Britain and the USA. Inspired by popular and commercial culture, Pop artists were fascinated with their own modern era - the post-war world of advertising, Hollywood films, pop music, comics and the cult of celebrity.