The Heroic Labour of Frank Brangwyn


The work of Frank Brangwyn, who was apprenticed to Morris at 15, forges links between the muscular graft of work in the field and factory with the physical work of the artist. This talk explores the dynamic interplay between the energetic movement of Brangwyn's hand and the heroic work of the manual workers that he depicted.

Tim Barringer is Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art at Yale University. He specialises in the 18th, 19th and 20th century art of Britain and the British Empire.