Curator Picture Talks - Can These Bones Live

Curator Picture Talks - Can These Bones Live

3pm

Free with admission


This ten minute talk will take you through this pessimistic image of bones crushed under a broken oak tree; the bones are a symbolic representation of the nation and civilisation at the time from Watts' artistic standpoint. This extremely poignant image represents Watt's deep rooted concerns regarding the nation's dying work ethic work and its replacement with fruitless industry. There is so much to discover in this painting, so come along to learn more!