Midlands Art Papers 2 (2018/19)

Midlands Art Papers is a collaborative online journal, working between the University of Birmingham and 13 partner institutions to research and explore the world class works of art and design in public collections across the Midlands.  Catch up with Midlands Art Papers Issue 1 (2017/18)

ON EXHIBIT: CURATING MADAME VUILLARD Scholarships


In October 2018 the Barber Institute of Fine Arts opened a loan exhibition, ‘Maman: Vuillard and Madame Vuillard’, featuring the art of the French post-Impressionist Édouard Vuillard (1868–1940). Curator Francesca Berry explains the feminist ideas motivating the exhibition.

IN CONVERSATION: PERSPECTIVES ON ART INTERPRETATION Scholarships


Museum Learning Officer Brian Scholes and Lecturer in Art History Sophie Hatchwell discuss the similarities and differences between art interpretation in the public gallery and in the lecture room, focusing on pieces from the collection of the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

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