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Beyond the Brushstroke –
Fragonard & Hogarth

2 Jun 2021

Did you know that Fragonard’s The Swing was once considered ‘too lewd’ for public display and caused scandal upsetting prominent thinkers of the day? Stuart spills the tea on this scandalous piece and you will never look at it in the same way again!

Gin has become increasingly popular recently, with many enjoying a G&T of a summer’s evening. However back in 1689, gin was not the drink we know today as Hogarth illustrates in his infamous 'Gin Lane' artwork. Join Stuart on a tour of Gin Lane with a glimpse of Beer Street.