Gavin Ellis: Power and pictures – some things never change
The production of engravings and etchings flourished in 17th century Europe, opening the world of art to a wide audience. This delight in the visual world was not lost on the rich and powerful, who saw the opportunity to use prints to enhance their prestige.
Join Dr Gavin Ellis, media commentator and lecturer in media and communications, as he compares the works of Callot and Della Bella with modern examples of a word that first appeared in 1622 – propaganda.
- Mackelvie Gallery, mezzanine level