The Art of War: Exploring Conflict Through Art

Wednesday, 10am - 4pm

Start Date

24 July, 2024

Wednesday, 10am - 4pm.


Uncover the timeless allure of conflict in art! Join art historian, Ed Williams, for a captivating journey through millennia of human history, where we look into the enduring fascination artists have had with depicting conflict. From ancient ceramics to iconic monuments, explore what makes conflict such a significant subject for artists, a subject which remains relevant even today. Discover how millennia-old artworks shaped our understanding of conflict and whether recent events have reshaped these perceptions. No prior knowledge of art or military history necessary. Engage in thought-provoking discussions and gain insight into the profound impact of art on our understanding of power and human nature. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the dynamic intersection of art, history, and human emotion. 

10am -10.30amTea and Coffee provided
10.30am-11.30am Session 1
11.30am-11.45amBreak (tea & coffee provided)
11.45am-12.45pmSession 2
12.45pm-1.45pm Lunch (not provided)
1.45pm-2.45pmSession 3
2.45pm-3pmBreak (tea & coffee provided)
3pm-4pmSession 4

Course Lecturer: Ed Williams

Ed Williams is an Art Historian who studied under Dr Janina Ramirez at Oxford. He works at TATE Liverpool, he is a regular contributor to on-line publications, writing in the field of art history and art critique. He regularly leads groups through exhibitions and gives public lectures, he previously taught undergraduate and postgraduate students at a number of Universities including the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool.

Courses fees: Full fee £65

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