KOLLWITZ AND CONTEMPORARIES

German Graphic Art 1910 – 1923 Käthe Kollwitz (1867 – 1954) lived through a tumultuous period in Germany’s history, from the birth of its empire to the fall of the Third Reich, and unflinchingly depicted the devastating effects of starvation, war and inequality. Drawing and experimenting with print techniques enabled her and her contemporaries to … Read more

TALES FROM HISTORY

History subjects from the Bible and classical mythology, in Dutch prints and drawings, feature in this display to complement Pride and Persecution. Focusing on some rarely shown prints and drawings by Rembrandt and his pupils, it also includes etchings by Dutch masters after paintings by Adam Elsheimer, whose work was an important influence on Rembrandt. … Read more

PRIDE AND PERSECUTION

Jan Steen’s Old Testament Scenes Jan Steen is one of the most engaging and brilliant artists of the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age. Best known for humourous, gently moralising scenes of everyday life, he also produced some 70 remarkable paintings narrating scenes from the Bible and classical mythology and history. This innovative exhibition puts into context … Read more

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

The Barber Learning and Engagement team work with academics, students and professional services teams from across campus to enhance teaching, develop students’ learning during their time here at the University.  We also work with University staff to support initiatives that develop the University community and improve wellbeing… so whether you’re looking for somewhere to spend … Read more