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Dr Aline Guillermet

Dr Aline Guillermet

Junior Research Fellow in Visual Studies at King's College


Dr Aline Guillermet received her PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex in 2015. Her research interests include postwar German art, the impact of technology on contemporary painting, and digital art. Her postdoctoral research considers the impact of digital technologies on painting since the 1960s. She is currently working on a monograph provisionally entitled Gerhard Richter and the Technological Condition of Painting.

Aline has held a Helena Rubinstein Fellowship in Critical Studies at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York (2012-13) and a Teaching Fellowship at the University of Essex (2015-16). She currently co-convenes the Digital Art Research Network at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge (2017-present).

Key Publications

'Vera Molnar's Computer Paintings' (under review)

'K. O. Götz’s Kinetic Painting and the Imagined Affordance of Television', Media Theory (forthcoming, March 2019)

‘From Net-Art to Post-Medium: What History for the New Media?’, Critique d’Art 50, (Spring/Summer 2018), 130–135.

'Retracing Rauschenberg', Oxford Art Journal,  41: 1 (March 2018), 132–136.

'"Painting like nature": Chance and the Landscape in Gerhard Richter’s Overpainted Photographs’, Art History, 40: 1 (February 2017), 178–199.

 ‘Memory, Forgetting and the Representation of History in Gerhard Richter’s 18 October 1977’, OwnReality (7), 2014.