Woking DFAS Lecture:
The Art Of Perception – Now You See It, Now You Don’t!
Wednesday 12th October 2016
Lecturer: Bertie Pearce BA (Hons).
Bertie Pearce returns to Woking after his first very successful visit in 2015. He is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star and has performed all over the world. In 2009 he became an accredited NADFAS Lecturer and has toured extensively sharing his passion for Magic, Punch and Judy, Victorian Pastimes and Charles Dickens. He is an entertainer who keeps audiences enthralled whilst imparting his knowledge on his specialist subjects.
There is an eternal fascination with the unfathomable, the weird ambiguous state of seeing things which are not there – yet are there. Since Roman times illusions have been used in art. The stretching and distorting of perspective has been highly developed by artists to create a range of effects on the viewer. This includes Trompe L’oeil, Anamorphic art and Surrealists Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte. Op Art led by Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley. Finally Camouflage, born out of war, used also during peace
Woking DFAS Monthly Meetings
Woking Decorative & Fine Art Society meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (excluding July & August) at the
The Lord Roberts Centre, Brookwood, Woking Surrey GU24 0NP.
Lectures begin at 10.30 am…coffee is available from 9:45 am.
Visitors are welcome, subject to availability of space, on payment of a small donation.