BRAG Art History Lecture Series

​Wednesday, 8 January 2020

International academic Emeritus Professor, Richard Read will deliver four summer lectures on Art and Changing World Pictures at the Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (BRAG).

Each lecture focuses on a significant artwork and period of Western art, exploring Classical, Byzantine, Medieval and early Renaissance art and its importance over the centuries.

Read is Emeritus Professor and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, Perth.

He wrote the first book on the British art critic Adrian Stokes and has published extensively on the relationship between literature and the visual arts, nineteenth and twentieth-century art, film, art theory and complex images in global contexts.

He has lectured in many universities and galleries in Australia, North America and Europe

All events will be held at BRAG located at 64 Wittenoom Street, Bunbury.

The lectures will take place on the following dates:

January 29

Richard Read

Lecture 1: “Greek Sculpture and the Parthenon”

February 26

Richard Read

Lecture 2: “Byzantine Mosaics at Ravenna”

March 25

Richard Read

Lecture 3: “Good and Bad Government at Medieval Siena”

April 22

Richard Read

Lecture 4: Framing Renaissance Art, Piero della Francesca’s Flagellation

Cost is $20 plus booking fee per person.

Payment can be made via Eventbrite or by cash or card at the BRAG reception.

Please purchase your ticket at least seven days before the event.

For further information please contact BRAG Education Officer, Amber Norrish on 9792 7321 or

BRAG is open daily from 10am to 4pm | 64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury.