Julia Musgrave suggested the following books about Caravaggio that may be of interest if you want to find out more about his life and art:
Andrew Graham-Dixon, Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane, 2010
Letizia Treves et al, Beyond Caravaggio, National Gallery London Publications, 2016
lawrence of Arabia and the arab revolt
Dr Neil Faulkner suggested information that you can use to see how archaeological evidence has provided new insights into the Arab Revolt of 1916-1918. This was a people's war, fought using guerrilla tactics, that helped create the modern Middle East. Neil's publications include Lawrence of Arabia's War. Another book, written by his colleague, Nicholas J. Saunders, Desert Insurgency, may also be of interest. More details of the Great Arab Revolt Project are available here.
picasso in britain
Dr Kate Aspinall gave us a lecture on Picasso in Britain: Art, Politics and Outcry. She looked at Picasso's connections with Britain at a time when the country was on the verge of an artistic renaissance. Additional resources to enable you to explore the topic further can be accessed by clicking here.
City of London Stained Glass
Alexandra Epps gave us a lecture on the the stained glass in the City of London's historic churches. Her focus was on stained glass created by modern artists after World War II as churches damaged in the war were restored. Click here for a list of the stained glass artists involved. You might also be interested in "The 100 Best Stained Glass Sites in London", a book by Caroline Swash; click here for details. A map showing the location of the churches in the City of London can be found by clicking here.
the camden town group
Nicola Moorby's lecture on Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group provided an insight into the life and work of an innovative group of painters who came together in the years immediately before the First World War. Their paintings depict the modern world and feature life in the city, including grim aspects such as the infamous Camden Town murder. More information is available from the Tate's The Camden Town Group in Context.