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Helen Bremm

Helen Bremm

The meaning of materials and making in 20th century art


Background in Technical Art History (MA, Stockholm University, 2018-2020) with past research projects on painting on copper supports and the tempera revival in early 20th century Italy.  


Current project: Leonora Carrington and the Alchemy of Painting

Supervisor: Dr Alyce Mahon

Advisor: Dr Sofia Gotti

College: Trinity College

Research Interests

I am researching the tempera revival by surrealist artists in the mid-20th century in relation to gender, materiality and alchemy, with a geographical focus on Mexico and the United States. I am particularly interested in what ways artistic materials and processes carry meaning.