Beyond the Canvas: Exploring the World of Conceptual Art

Wednesday 10am - 4pm

Start Date

17 July 2024

Wednesday, 10am - 4pm


Have you ever wondered ‘What makes that an artwork?’ or perhaps felt that Contemporary Art is simply baffling and beyond comprehension? If so, join art historian, Ed Williams, for a captivating exploration into the world of Conceptual Art. Dive into the minds of pioneering artists who challenge conventions and redefine the very essence of art. This immersive course empowers you to decode and appreciate Conceptual Art with confidence (and without the superfluousness of unhelpful ‘isms’!). No prior art knowledge necessary—just bring your curiosity and an open mind. Get ready to engage, debate, and discover the profound impact of contemporary conceptual works!

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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