Simon Shaw-Miller on Radio 3 Proms Plus10 July 2014Professor Shaw-Miller appeared on the Proms Plus on BBC Radio 3 on 12th August discussing landscape and nature in the works of Jean Sibelius with Dr Dan Grimley of the University of Oxford.
Holburne Museum exhibition curated by MA students opens6 June 2014The department is pleased to announce the opening on an exhibition titled 'Gesture in Theatrical Portraits', which is curated by students from the MA unit ‘Curating the Theatre Collection', at the Holburne Museum, Bath.
Re-Mapping Modernisms symposium report4 June 2014In response to the recent Transnational Modernisms Postgraduate Committee symposium 'Re-mapping Modernism(s): Transnational and Interdisciplinary Approaches', which took place on Friday 30th May, Vesna Lukic, a doctoral student who contributed a paper, has delivered the following report:
Support for Glasgow School of Art27 May 2014Glasgow School of Art thanks the AAH for support following the recent fire, which caused the loss of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh's library.
Ports, Piers and Promenades at the RWA21 May 2014Ports, Piers and Promenades is a new exhibition curated by History of Art Masters students from the University of Bristol. The exhibition will open on 29 May at the Royal West of England Academy until 18 June 2014.
Collaborative doctoral award for Tessa Kilgariff12 May 2014We are delighted to announce that Tessa Kilgariff is the recipient of a collaborative doctoral award between the University of Bristol and the National Portrait Gallery to research 'The production, transmission and reception of engraved and photographic theatrical portraiture in the mid-19th century and its contribution to the promotion of celebrity'.
Announcing 'Peel Slowly and See', a History of Art student blog31 March 2014hree Final Year History of Art students have launched a blog called 'Peel Slowly and See'. Founded by Alice Hoad, Carinthia Pearson and Kitty Malton, the blog features regular stories, critical writings, and reviews about art, art books, artists, exhibitions, fashion, film, graphics, interviews, philosophy, photography, theatre and more.
MA students contribute to Montacute exhibition14 March 2014MA students have contributed to an innovative new display at the National Trust’s Montacute House exploring the role of objects in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century portraits, which brings together examples of the items depicted alongside their painted counterparts. The exhibition opens on 15 March 2014.
New Research on German Expressionism13 February 2014Dr Dorothy Rowe Price has recently been awarded a contract from Leicester County Council to provide a series of expert reports assessing the importance of Leicester's German Expressionist art collection as part of a major redevelopment programme of the collection funded by the Arts Council of England.
PhD student Elizabeth Robles to give AAH paper28 January 2014History of Art postgraduate research student, Elizabeth Robles, will be presenting a research paper at the 40th Anniversary Annual Association of Art Historians conference being held at the Royal College of Art in London in April 2014. The title of her paper is 'The 'Laura Ashley Look': Re-Presenting Victoriana in the work of Yinka Shonibare'.
Barnaby Haran co-edits ReNew Marxist Art History9 January 2014Co-edited by Barnaby Haran, ReNew Marxist Art History is a collection of essays that serves as an introduction to the breadth of Marxist art-historical writing, and also offers a fresh perspective on the state of Marxist cultural theory today.