Art History Annual Spring Lecture 2019 Series - The witch, the devil & the broom

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Presentation by Art Historian Dr Guy Tal (Shenkar College of Art & Design, Israel)

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Location: Capilano University - North Shore - Library Building, room LB215

Art History Annual Spring Lecture 2019 Series - The witch, the devil & the broom;

Why does the witch ride on a broom? Why witches were considered to be old women? And why were artists so fascinated by the witch figure? This lecture offers some answers by exploring images of witches from the 16th to 18th centuries.

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