barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


LUNCHTIME LECTURES

 

 

19 November

Premonitions of Another War: Nevinson’s ‘Problem’ Paintings of the 1930s

Dr Richenda Roberts, University of Birmingham lecturer and curator of Rebel Visions

 

26 November

“Guerra! Guerra!” Music, the Arts and War: 1800-2000

Dan Snowman, Author and Broadcaster

 

3 December

The Artist as Reporter: British War Artists and the First World War

Jo Walton, NADFAS Lecturer

 

4 February

An Open and Shut Case?: An Exploration into Jan de Beer’s Joseph and the Suitors & the Nativity at Night

Pam Cox, Postgraduate Student (2014), University of Birmingham

 

18 February

Venice Through the Eyes of its Artist: Canaletto and Guardi’s Landscape Paintings

Faith Trend, Postgraduate Student, University of Birmingham

 

4 March

Il fiammingo in Italia: Netherlandish artists and the allure of Italy in the 15th & 16th centuries

Jamie Edwards, Postgraduate Student, University of Birmingham

 

18 March

How Many Brueghels Make Four?: The conservation and technical examination of the Barber Institute’s Two Peasants Binding Faggots

Ruth Bubb, Conservator

 

17 June

An Introduction to Matthew Smith and Frank Dobson

Rosie Broadley, National Portrait Gallery

 

1 July

The Birmingham Group: Icons and Ideals

Brendan Flynn, Freelance Curator

 

8 July

The Sitwells: An Ornamental Modernism

Dr Deborah Longworth, Department of English Literature, University of Birmingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 – 1516)

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

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Hippolyte Bellange (1800-1866)

The Entry of Bonaparte into Milan

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Domenico Beccafumi (1484 – 1551)

Reclining Nymph (Venus and Cupid)

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