barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Portrait Prints from the Barber’s Collection

Featuring stunning works by Rembrandt, Goya, Cezanne and Picasso, this display spans four centuries of portrait printmaking.

It explores the different compositional approaches, styles and techniques adopted by artists that contribute to an evolving dialogue about the purpose and practice of portraiture. Organized to complement the exhibition ‘Lasting Impressions‘, the portraits are arranged in pairs to encourage the comparison of the individual artistic responses to the fundamental challenges of creating a likeness through the print medium

Creative Sunday Workshops Preview

May - September 2018

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Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Nude in Three-Quarter Profile, Part of the Head cut away


Kenneth Hamilton lecture-recital

Friday 9 November, 1.10pm

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James Newby and Joseph Middleton

Friday 2 November, 1.10pm

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