Ferens artist in residence Anna Brass and Dr Stewart Mottram, University of Hull will discuss parallels between flood risks in Venice and Hull.
They will also discuss Edward Henry Corbould’s painting Noah, A Mystery which features in the City of Water exhibition and the new work Anna has made in response to the Canaletto paintings in the exhibition Two paintings, one perspective.
The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing. With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.