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Durham University

Art Collection

Inspiration Scrapbook

What is Heroism? Take a look through our scrapbook, which contains works from Durham University’s Library and Collections. Designed to inspire!

Watch the slide show below or download the PDF.

Check out our Art Prize 'Art School' programme for FREE online talks, workshops and resources all about heroism. Open to everyone!

"To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage." - Georgia O'Keefe

Further reading:

Empathic vision : affect, trauma, and contemporary art
Bennett, Jill, 1963-

Provocations : collected essays
Paglia, Camille, 1947- author.
First edition. 2018

Artemisia Gentileschi : the image of the female hero in Italian Baroque art
Garrard, Mary D.

Heroism Through the Ages: Google Arts and Culture

Saatchi Art: Heroism