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The Importance of our own Past: Research at Durham University

The Importance of our own Past: Research at Durham University

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Dr Giles Gasper explains that by bringing together historians and scientists we are shedding new light on medieval thinking and what it means for scientific learning today.


Fay Pomerance: Redemption

4th August 2017, 11:00 to 24th September 2017, 17:00, Ushaw College

Durham University and Ushaw College present Redemption, an exhibition of little seen work by British Jewish artist, Fay Pomerance (1912-2001).

Pomerance stood apart from the mainstream of post-war British art. Throughout her life the artist experienced spiritual visions, which informed her dreamlike iconography and complex narratives. Building on the work of nineteenth-century visionaries such as William Blake, her unique style foreshadowed the flowing imagery of 1960s psychedelia. Pomerance’s mystical faith was a central to her work, and this exhibition explores her response to questions of evil and redemption.

Free Admission, Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 5pm
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Contact artcollection@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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