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Department of History of Art


Michaelmas 2023:


13 October

Jenny Saunt, Victoria & Albert Museum

‘Drawing in Lime: interactions of production and design in decorative plasterwork of the late seventeenth century’


20 October

Christine Stevenson, The Courtauld Institute of Art

‘Classicism as Jargon in Early Modern England’


27 October

Mari Hvattum, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design

‘Rethinking Style’

3 November

Cinzia Sicca, University of Pisa

‘John Talman’s Collection of Drawings and the Central Italian Foundations of a New Architecture for Eighteenth-century Britain’


10 November

Michael G. Imber, Michael G. Imber Architects

‘The Art of the Architect’


17 November

Jesús Escobar, Northwestern University

‘Mediterranean Ornament, Universal Monarchy: Classical Architecture in the Spanish Habsburg World’


24 November

Fabrizio Nevola, University of Exeter

‘How Classical was the Early Renaissance Italian City?’


1 December

Konogan Beaufay, CSCA, University of Cambridge

‘Commemorative Mosaic Floor Inscriptions in the Roman Baths of Italy’


West Lodge Music Room (Stair E) at Downing College Fridays at 12:00 pm (In person and online) Register to view on zoom: Seminar Series - Ax:son Johnson Centre for the Study of Classical Architecture - University of Cambridge