New this month A short (20-minute) reflection on the Ascension of Jesus, as depicted in western art from 5th to the 18th centuries. Click here. If you would like to book ahead for a longer, live presentation of this or either 'Easter in art' or 'Christmas in art', do get in touch.
Words on Art Nigel Halliday is a freelance art historian, lecturer and teacher. He studied History of Art at Cambridge University and 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 a Bible teacher at 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.