Painting Portraits: A Review

William Viney writes: There’s an old West Country joke of which I’ve grown fond: a Booker Prize winning novelist and a professor of clinical neurophysiology walk into a museum. There, they speak about faces, trauma, compassion, art, writing, experiment, and the First World War and, at the end, they agree they’re onto a good thing.As Read the full article…

PAINTING PORTRAITS: challenges of being looked at, and of looking at disfigurement (Talk, Durham DLI, July 3 2014 6pm)

3rd July 2014 PAINTING PORTRAITS: challenges of being looked at, and of looking at disfigurement. Durham Light Infantry Museum Art Gallery, 6-7:30 pm Free event supported by the Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University, and Wellcome Trust. In association with the exhibition ‘War, Art and Surgery’ by Julia Midgley, the Booker prize winning author Pat Barker Read the full article…