Icon and Inspiration
by Alexandra Epps
Monday 8th November 2021
The extraordinary story of the rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral as a symbol of peace and reconciliation and its inspiring commitment to the modern.
In this talk we'll experience the work of many of the world-class artists associated with Coventry Cathedral's treasures including those by Jacob Epstein, Elisabeth Frink, John Piper and Graham Sutherland.
Alexandra Epps has been to speak to us many times. She's an Official Guide and Lecturer at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Guildhall Art Gallery and Pallant House Gallery. A qualified Guide to the City of London, offering lectures and walks about many aspects of the arts for societies, corporations and private individuals. She was a co-author of the book Lord Mayor's Portraits 1983-2014 (2015). Alexandra’s background is in design having practised as a graphic designer running her own design consultancy for many years. She has a BA from Saint Martins School of Art and an MA from the London College of Printing.