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Read more at: 3rd & 4th Year PhD Graduate Symposium, Thursday 13 May 2021

3rd & 4th Year PhD Graduate Symposium, Thursday 13 May 2021

11 May 2021

20 minutes talk; 10-minute for Q&A and handover 9:15-9:30 Welcome: Dr Mahon, Director of Graduate Programme 9:30-10:00 Lucas Giles: Tramezzo Studies and Digital Humanities: Reconstructing the Pulpitum at Santa Caterina in Pisa 10:00-10:30 Alice Blow: Gender Ambiguity in a French Renaissance Triple Profile Portrait, c...


Read more at: The Association for Art History launches a Resource Portal on Anti-Racism and Decolonial Approaches to Art History and Visual Culture

The Association for Art History launches a Resource Portal on Anti-Racism and Decolonial Approaches to Art History and Visual Culture

15 April 2021

This portal contains hundreds of references arranged along subject, themes and media in eight bibliographies. It provides access to materials on anti-racist, postcolonial and decolonising art histories and is meant for anyone conducting research in those areas in art history or in visual or spatial culture. It is also...


Read more at: The Department congratulates our PhD candidate Koenraad Vos on the award of the James Loeb Fellowship 2021 at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte,

The Department congratulates our PhD candidate Koenraad Vos on the award of the James Loeb Fellowship 2021 at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte,

11 March 2021

The Fellowship was given in support of his research on "Fragments reassembled: the Museo Chiaramonti in the Vatican and the display of sculpture in early nineteenth-century Europe" The James Loeb Fellowship for the Classical Tradition in Art and Architecture commemorates James Loeb (1867 New York – 1933 München), graduate...


Read more at: Online Event Series – Grassroots: Artmaking and Political Struggle 29 April, 13 May and 3 June 2021, 1-5pm

Online Event Series – Grassroots: Artmaking and Political Struggle 29 April, 13 May and 3 June 2021, 1-5pm

11 March 2021

Join us for a three day online event series. This series of online events, Grassroots: Artmaking and Political Struggle, explores relationships between art, activism and political organising in Britain during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Across six panels over three days, speakers will take a number of different approaches...


Read more at: On Wednesday 17th February, Dr Laura Slater will give a talk on 'Art, Architecture and Reputation Management in Early Fourteenth-Century England' at the Research Forum of The Courtauld Institute

On Wednesday 17th February, Dr Laura Slater will give a talk on 'Art, Architecture and Reputation Management in Early Fourteenth-Century England' at the Research Forum of The Courtauld Institute

15 February 2021

For further details and registration see: https://courtauld.ac.uk/event/art-architecture-and-reputation-management-in-early-fourteenth-century-england


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate former undergraduate student Alexander Röstel on his recent appointment as Curator of Italian Painting at the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden

The Department would like to congratulate former undergraduate student Alexander Röstel on his recent appointment as Curator of Italian Painting at the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden

17 December 2020

The museum boasts one of the most important collections of Renaissance painting internationally. https://gemaeldegalerie.skd.museum/en/


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate Lily Indira Kirkby on being awarded an Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award for Innovative Practice by the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Department would like to congratulate Lily Indira Kirkby on being awarded an Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award for Innovative Practice by the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

2 December 2020

To read more about the award visit: https://www.cctl.cam.ac.uk/oscea/winners-2020


Read more at: The Department is delighted to announce the appointment of distinguished international scholars to the Slade Professorship of Fine Art for the next five years

The Department is delighted to announce the appointment of distinguished international scholars to the Slade Professorship of Fine Art for the next five years

3 November 2020

They are as follows: 2020–21 Professor Philippe Descola, Collège de France 2021–22 Dr Maria Balshaw, Tate Galleries 2022–23 Professor Kavita Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University 2023–24 Professor Pascal Griener, Université de Neuchâtel 2024–25 Professor Farshid Moussavi, Harvard University Graduate School of Design Read the...


Read more at: Professor Frances Spalding, Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of History of Art and Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall, has been awarded an Emeritus Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust

Professor Frances Spalding, Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of History of Art and Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall, has been awarded an Emeritus Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust

29 July 2020

This fellowship will support work on a book provisionally titled ‘Art in the Fells: A Collection, its Maker and its Legacy’ which focuses on Helen Sutherland, an early and stalwart patron and friend of Ben Nicholson and David Jones as well as many other modernists. When Jim Ede created Kettle’s Yard in the 1950s, he...


Read more at: The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline van Eck has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline van Eck has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy

28 July 2020

Professor Gülru Necipoğlu, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art at Harvard University and our Slade Professor in 2013, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/news/british-academy-welcomes-86-new-fellows-across-humanities-and-social-sciences/ Our sincere...