Richard Verdi

Bio

Richard Verdi is a former professor of fine art and director of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He organized the exhibition “Ceézanne and Poussin: The Classical Vision of Landscape” held at the National Gallery of Scotland in 1990, for which he wrote the catalog and received a National Art Collections Fund Award for an “Outstanding Contribution to the Visual Arts.” His many books include Nicolas Poussin, 1594- 1665; The Parrot in Art: From Durer to Elizabeth Butterworth; and Rembrandt’s Themes: Life into Art. He is also the author of Ceézanne in the World of Art series.