barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Understanding Art

Art & Science

Through looking, discussion and debate, this four-week course explores the connections between arts and science using the varied collections and exhibitions of regional galleries.

At New Art Gallery Walsall, explore themes of classical music, art history, philosophy and religion in the work of Idris Khan.

Discover the scientific developments that shaped art at the Barber Institute- from Renaissance paint-makers to the 19th-century invention that changed art forever.

Find out about scientific theories of colour and light that have inspired modern artists to create abstract works at Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

Focus on the Ikon Gallery’s exhibition by French film-maker and pathologist, Jean Painlevé.


Writing & Drawing Workshop

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Dividing Lines

A Brain Science View of Landscape Art

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