Tate Britain Workshop

Tracing Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley, ‘Messalina and her Companion’ 1895
Aubrey Beardsley, Messalina and her Companion 1895. Tate

Trace the techniques and history of Beardsley’s practice through this illustration workshop

This practical workshop invites you to learn about the techniques and thematic concerns of Aubrey Beardsley, known for his daring exploration of decadence and the grotesque.

Led by a contemporary artist, the day long workshop offers participants a chance to delve deeper into Beardsley’s intense and prolific career as a draughtsman and illustrator. Experiment with different techniques with and beyond the infamous thick black line.

Workshop includes materials, exhibition visit and is suitable for all levels.

Tate Britain

Duffield Room

London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

9 May 2020 at 11.00–17.00

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