John Seed - The Last Orientalists: European Artists in Colonial Bali (Online); Monday, August 23, 2021

Date: Monday, August 23, 2021
Time: 10:00-11:00AM Pacific Time/1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time/6:00-7:00 PM London Time

Before World War II, a host of European artists came to Bali to paint and sometimes exploit its people and landscapes. This one-hour lecture will include the works of Jean Le Mayeur, Roland Strasser, Walter Spies and others.

This talk is part of our And Now for Something Different talk series with John Seed

Art historian John Seed presents a series of lectures on art and artists that you may not have heard of. Each one hour presentation will be followed by a short Q and A session.

John Seed is a Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History at Mt. San Jacinto College. After earning degrees in Art and Stanford and UC Berkeley—where he became familiar with Bay Area Art—Seed has spent over 25 years working as a researcher for a private dealer in Hawaiian and Southeast Asian art. Seed has recently written feature articles for Arts of Asia Magazine and Sotheby’s Asia.



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About Our Online Talks & Lectures:

  • This online lecture will be presented live via Zoom. To participate, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • The talk will be recorded and recordings will be available to watch for seven days. This talk is nonrefundable.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link the night before the presentation (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Find out how to access the class group message board here.