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Department of History of Art

 
Read more at: We are proud to announce that our BA in History of Art has again been ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2021

We are proud to announce that our BA in History of Art has again been ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2021

30 June 2020

For more information visit: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings


Read more at: New book by Dr Alyce Mahon 'The Marquis de Sade and the Avant-Garde' has been published by Princeton University Press

New book by Dr Alyce Mahon 'The Marquis de Sade and the Avant-Garde' has been published by Princeton University Press

3 June 2020

Dr Mahon's book is featured in an article on the Princeton University Press website. To read the article visit: https://press.princeton.edu/ideas/the-marquis-de-sade-and-solitude


Read more at: Sir Nicholas Penny (Slade Professor in Fine Art for 2019-20) will be delivering three online lectures at the Warburg Institute

Sir Nicholas Penny (Slade Professor in Fine Art for 2019-20) will be delivering three online lectures at the Warburg Institute

1 June 2020

The lectures are adapted from his eight-part series From Antiquity to Modernity: from Sculpture to Painting given in Cambridge earlier this year. For more information see: https://warburg.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22596


Read more at: The Department congratulates Professor Caroline van Eck on her election to the Academia Europaea

The Department congratulates Professor Caroline van Eck on her election to the Academia Europaea

28 May 2020


Read more at: Alumnus David Zagoury (PhD, 2019) has been was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2019 for his research on the notion of fantasia in Italian art and art theory of the sixteenth century. The Department congratulates him on this achievement

Alumnus David Zagoury (PhD, 2019) has been was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2019 for his research on the notion of fantasia in Italian art and art theory of the sixteenth century. The Department congratulates him on this achievement

28 May 2020

For more information visit: https://www.biblhertz.it/en/news/otto-hahn-zagoury


Read more at: The Department would like congratulate Dr Christina Faraday who has been awarded a Research Fellowship with Gonville and Caius College

The Department would like congratulate Dr Christina Faraday who has been awarded a Research Fellowship with Gonville and Caius College

20 April 2020

Dr Faraday will be working on the project ‘Arts of Persuasion: Rhetorical Relationships between Art and Music in Elizabethan England’. For more information visit: https://www.cai.cam.ac.uk/news/astrophysicist-and-two-historians-elected-research-fellows


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate student Giorgia Brigatti on winning the Association for Art History’s 2019 Undergraduate Dissertation Prize for her essay ‘Revolutions through the eyes of Shirin Neshat’

The Department would like to congratulate student Giorgia Brigatti on winning the Association for Art History’s 2019 Undergraduate Dissertation Prize for her essay ‘Revolutions through the eyes of Shirin Neshat’

2 April 2020

To read more about the prize visit: https://forarthistory.org.uk/latest-news/winner-of-2019-undergraduate-dissertation-prize/


Read more at: Gelebte Träume – Künstlerinnen des Surrealismus, a documentary on women surrealists for ARTE by Maria Anna Tappeiner, featuring Dr Alyce Mahon

Gelebte Träume – Künstlerinnen des Surrealismus, a documentary on women surrealists for ARTE by Maria Anna Tappeiner, featuring Dr Alyce Mahon

25 March 2020

Watch the full documentary here.


Read more at: Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the Binski Symposium scheduled for Tuesday 17th March has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for a later date

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the Binski Symposium scheduled for Tuesday 17th March has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for a later date

16 March 2020


Read more at: The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Rosalind Polly Blakesley has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for her new project 'Russia, Empire and the Baltic Imagination'

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Rosalind Polly Blakesley has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for her new project 'Russia, Empire and the Baltic Imagination'

6 January 2020

The Department is delighted to announce that Polly Blakesley has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for her new project 'Russia, Empire and the Baltic Imagination'. This will examine Russia’s artistic engagement in the Baltic region throughout the imperial period, and the role of the Baltic Sea as a unique...