Coming up soon, two related but subtly different lectures:
Sunday 23rd June 'The Scream: Art historian Nigel Halliday looks at the Edvard Munch’s iconic image, and its continuing appeal’. 7.00 pm at Widcombe Baptist Church, Pulteney Road, Bath BA2 4JR. Refreshments served. Free entry.
Friday 12th July 'The Scream: A Cry That Echoes Through Creation’ Why is Munch’s iconic image still so popular today? Why does it resonate so powerfully with us? Some reflections on the work of Edvard Munch and the current exhibition at the British Museum. 8.00 pm at L’Abri, The Manor House, Farnham Rd, Greatham, Liss GU33 6HF. Refreshments from 7.30. Free entry.
Words on Art Nigel Halliday is a freelance art historian, lecturer and teacher. He studied History of Art at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and then did a masters and a doctorate at the Courtauld Institute, London. He teaches the whole canon of Western art from Giotto onwards, but his main interests have been nineteenth- and twentieth-century art. He has also researched and lectured on Michelangelo and Rembrandt, and particularly the influence of Protestant belief on their work.
He writes frequent articles and exhibition reviews for the Christian press, and leads retreats and study sessions around the themes of 'Art and the Bible', as well as other Bible teaching. He is one of the leaders of Hope Church in Petersfield and Greatham, and a Research Fellow of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics.
The Art of Words Nigel is also a freelance copywriter, editor and proofreader. He has written inspiring and original copy for clients ranging from a major software manufacturer down to an internet start-up; and has worked as an editor and proofreader for several major UK publishers. For more details click here.
He edited Margins, collections of short stories from the Morphe Writers Collective. Get a copy here.