barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Understanding Art

Through looking, discussion and lively debate, this five-week course explores the many connections between the varied collections and exhibitions of our regional partner galleries. Enjoy guided sessions that reveal new insights and make fresh connections between these fantastic collections.

Thursdays through June and July 2018:

14 June – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

21 June – New Art Gallery Walsall

28 June – Ikon Gallery

5 July – The Barber Institute

12 July – Wolverhampton Art Gallery


Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Veronese (1528-1588)

Raccolta di opere scelte: Faith (in Heaven, contemplating the day of his greatness with a sacrifice at his feet)

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Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Titian (c. 1488/90-1576)

Raccolta di opere scelte: David and Goliath

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Pietro Monaco (1707-1772) after Guido Reni (1575-1642)

Raccolta di opere scelte: St Anthony of Padua

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Pietro Monaco (1707-1772) after Bernardo Strozzi (c.1581-1644)

Raccolta di opere scelte: St Peter released from prison by the angel

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