FEBRUARY 2021 delivered a Taster Lecture for students applying to the Art History BA (Hons) course for 2021/2 and 2022/3. The 40 minute talk, called ‘Ruined Landscapes: Catastrophes and Global Warming in Art History’ analysed depictions of ruined landscapes caused by the catastrophic effects of weather, war or natural disaster. Artists discussed included J.M.W. Turner, Albert Bierstadt and Paul Nash and included photographs that document and memorialise landscapes destroyed by global warming.
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