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Naomi Vogt publishes essay in Art Journal

Dr Naomi Vogt's publishes new essay in Art Journal

Tue 29 Sep 2020, 11:49 | Tags: Publications, Research, Online publication

Danielle Stewart joins the department

Dr Danielle Stewart, specialist in Modern and Contemporary art and architecture across Latin America, joins the department.

Mon 21 Sep 2020, 17:27 | Tags: Impact, Research, General

Shortlist for the Society of Architectural Historian's of Great Britain's Alice Davies Hitchcock Award announced

Louise Campbell and Otto Saumarez Smith both shortlisted for the Alice Davies Hitchcock Medalion

Thu 17 Sep 2020, 11:34 | Tags: Publications, Research, Awards, Publication - Book

Finalist Charity Culley awarded Dissertation Prize

History of Art student Charity Culley has been awarded a prize by Warwick's Centre for the Study of the Renaissance for her Finalist Dissertation. The Dr Greg Wells Undergraduate Essay Prizes, now in their third year, are awarded for the best undergraduate intermediate-year and final-year essays and dissertation.

Charity was was awarded for her dissertation focusing on ‘Disguised Symbolism In Lucas Cranach’s Salome At The Feast Of Herod’

Tue 21 Jul 2020, 13:31 | Tags: Student Research, Undergraduate, General, Alumni, Awards

Film Screening and Conversation with Oraib Toukan

On Wednesday July 22 we are delighted to be welcoming artist Oraib Toukan to speak about her work, in particular When Things Occur: a 'desktop film' based on Skype conversations with Gaza inhabitants over the summer of 2014. This powerful and topical film probes the face of mourning and grief – its digital embodiment, transmission, and representation. It asks how the gaze gets channeled within the digital realm, how empathy travels, who is 'local' in the representation of war, and what it means to view suffering 'at a distance'.

The film will be made available ahead of the event via a protected Vimeo link for all those who register.


Roscoe Tours: Former student presents online tours.

We're all stuck indoors at the moment, what better way to escape than a guided tour of works from the uffizi? One of our former students Jasper Roscoe has been making short videos about art, Including clips on the Mona Lisa, Michelangelo, Mogdiliani, and more.

Watch the videos >

Fri 17 Apr 2020, 11:33

Call for Papers: Architecture in the Arts

Call for papers on Architecture in the Arts: The Intersection of Artistic and Architectural Practice on a Global Scale. Open to postgraduate students, early career researchers and established scholars alike, papers focusing on the period between c. 1300 and c. 1600 will be presented at a study day and will be considered for publication in a special issue of Architectural History. 

Proposals of Max. 300 words for twenty-minute contributions and a brief CV should be sent to Livia Lupi (livia.lupi@warwick.ac.uk) by 13 March 2020


Study Afternoon in Rome on Malvasia's Felsina Pittrice, edited by Prof Lorenzo Pericolo.

A Series of lectures will be presented on newly translated Volumes of Malvasia's Life of Guido Reni edited by Proffesor Lorenzo Pericolo will be presented at the Accademia Di San Luca on 23rd January 2020.


Presentation of Prof. Lorenzo Pericolo's Guido Reni Volumes in Bologna

New translated Volumes of Malvasia's Life of Guido Reni edited by Proffesor Lorenzo Pericolo will be presented at the Pinacotena Nazionale Bologna on 21st January 2020.

These volumes arise from a radical re-discussion of historical sources and a deep exploration of the theoretical principles of Malvasia. Illustrated with numerous color images, and a monographic essay by Lorenzo Pericolo. 


Lorenzo Pericolo to present Lecture in Viennna at the Kunsthistorisches Museum on the 15th Janurary

Prof. Lorenzo Pericolo will be lecturing on "The Baroque Body: From Caravaggio to Bernini" as part of the "Caravaggio & Bernini: Discovery of emotions" exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna


AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants

The Department of History of Art at the University of Warwick is inviting applications for the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities PhD from students whose research interests connect with our fields of expertise. Deadline is noon on 14 January 2020.

For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/ or contact enquiries@midlands4cities.ac.uk

Tue 15 Oct 2019, 09:31 | Tags: Student Research, Funding, Postgraduate

PhD studentship on the Responses to the Medieval in Art, Architecture and Heritage

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD (via MPhil route) studentship on the following topic: The Responses to the Medieval in art, architecture and heritage from the early- to mid-twentieth centuries in the interpretation of medieval heritage in Coventry, c. 1900-c.1960.

The deadline for applications is December 13, 2019.

FIND OUT MORE about this studentship.

Tue 15 Oct 2019, 09:00 | Tags: Funding, Postgraduate, General

Dr Livia Lupi to give research seminar at the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome on 29 October

The Agency of Architectural Settings – Invention, Time and Place in Fra Angelico's Nicholas V Chapel.

Mon 14 Oct 2019, 22:40 | Tags: Conferences, Seminars, Presentations, Discussion


Kristian Zahrtmann article and exhibition

Professor Michael Hatt has published an article titled ‘Zahrtmann’s Symposium: Ethics, History and Desire’ in conjunction with the new exhibition Kristian Zahrtmann: Queer, Art and Passion.


Dr Jenny Alexander: Notre-Dame Fire

Media outlets both in the UK and overseas have sought expert comment from our medieval art and architecture specialist Dr Jenny Alexander regarding the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

This is what she has to say:

The Conversation

TRT World Interview

Dr Jenny Alexander expert comment 


New book from Dr Otto Saumarez Smith: 'Boom Cities'.

Congratulations to Dr Otto Saumarez Smith on the publication of his new book 'Boom Cities. Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain'.

Boom Cities is the first published history of the profound transformations of British city centres in the 1960s.

Fri 29 Mar 2019, 11:27 | Tags: Publications, Research, General, Publication - Book

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