Tuesday Talks Series Two

Series two

Episode 16: 15 December

Cosimo Rosselli: the Nativity in Italian Renaissance Painting, with Jennifer Young, Volunteer Gallery Guide.

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Episode 15: 8 December

A Venerable Mystery: Strozzi’s Head of an Old Woman, with Becca Randle, Learning and Engagement Coordinator.

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Episode 14: 1 December 

The Reader: the Barber’s new acquisition by Marguerite Gérard, with Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator.

Oil painting on canvas. A woman sits reading

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Episode 13: 24 November

Giovanni Antronio Pellegrini’s Judith and her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, about 1710, with University of Birmingham Classical Literature and Civilisations student Evie Garret.

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Episode 12: 17 November

The Barber Concert Series at 75: some thoughts and reminiscences… with Andrew Kirkman, Peyton and Barber Professor of Music.

Find out more about the Barber Concerts 75 celebrations.

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Episode 11: 10 November

Rodin, with Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator.

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Episode 10: 3 November

Ikegobo to the Iyoba, with Adwoa Owusu-Barnieh, University of Birmingham Classical Literature and Civilizations graduate.

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Episode 9: 27 October

‘The Art of Devotion: Sacred Illuminations, Prints, and Drawings’, with April Armstrong-Bascombe, Collections Intern.

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Episode 8: 20 October

‘Changing Shapes’, with Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator.

Content warning: please be aware this talk includes discussion of sexual violence in relation to historic art and literature.

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Episode 7: 13 October

Salomon van Ruysdael’s A Cavalry Travelling through a Wooded Landscape, 1658, with Robert Wenley, Deputy Director and Head of Collections.

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Episode 6: 6 October

Now and Then, with Nicola Kalinsky, Director.

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Episode 5: 29 September

Self-Portrait in Profile: the Artist’s Process, with Flora Kay, Learning and Engagement Manager.

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Episode 4: 22 September

Student Lightning Talk: Degas Dancers, with Emily Langridge, University of Birmingham History of Art student.

Dancer by Degas

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Episode 3: 15 September

Student Lightning Talk: Arm Reliquary, with Nadia Sommella, University of Birmingham History of Art student.

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Episode 2: 8 September

Student Lightning Talk: The Evening Meal, with Maya Biddulph, University of Birmingham Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences student.

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Episode 1: 1 September

Student Lightning Talk: Lovers in a Landscape, with Susanna Davis, University of Birmingham History and History of Art graduate.

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