The Danse Macabre

Maureen Schild

Wednesday 17th January 2018

In this lecture, we follow  the evolution of the Dance Macabre from the medieval churchyard to its secularisation in the woodcuts of Hans Holbein and to the social and political satire of Rowlandson.

An art teacher and lecturer in psychology and a psychotherapist with thirty years' experience, she is interested in the links between Art and Psychology and Creativity and has studied the life and work of artists and their psychological significance. Also is interested in the creative process, specifically in how, why and where artistic developments occur. She has lectured to various art groups, including NADFAS and the U3A, as well as many other regional and local arts societies. Currently working on a novel about Edvard Munch