barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Understanding Art

The International

Through looking, discussion and debate, this course will explore the theme of ‘the international’ across the varied collections and exhibitions of five regional galleries.  Enjoy guided sessions that reveal new insights and make fresh connections exploring themes such as travel, migration, identity and the wilderness.

Thursday 15 February 2018 – The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Thursday 22 February 2018 – New Art Gallery Walsall

Thursday 1 March 2018 – Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Thursday 8 March 2018 – Ikon Gallery

Thursday 15 March 2018 – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery


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KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (1867-1945)

The Young Couple


Arent van Bolten (about 1573-1633)

Lamp in the form of a grotesque bird