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The World's Most Expensive Art Ian Swankie Wednesday 27 March 2019

This lecture will include some beautiful and varied art from Rembrandt to Pollark, all with the common thread of selling for over $100 million each. In this lecture, we will look at the art, the artists, the stories behind the sales, the buyers ands sellers and the lecturer will try to answer the question 'Are they really worth it?'

Ian Swankie is a Londoner with a passion for art and architecture. He is an official guide at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Guildhall Art Gallery and St Paul's Cathedral and gives tours at each venue. He is also a qualified and active freelance London guide and leads regular tours. Six years ago, he established a weekly independent art lecture group in his home town of Richmond and he gives talks on a variewty of subjects.