Warwick professor explains why artists and scientists describe colours as 'beautiful'.
Professor Paul Smith awarded fellowship to investigate artist's slow and sustained mode of looking.
Defence of Coventry in Apollo
Dr Naomi Vogt's publishes new essay in Art Journal
Dr Danielle Stewart, specialist in Modern and Contemporary art and architecture across Latin America, joins the department.
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
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’
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.
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 (email@example.com) by 13 March 2020
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.
New translated Volumes of Malvasia's Life of Guido Reni edited by Professor 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 colour images, and a monographic essay by Lorenzo Pericolo.
Professor 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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The Agency of Architectural Settings – Invention, Time and Place in Fra Angelico's Nicholas V Chapel.