Warwick professor explains why artists and scientists describe colours as 'beautiful'.
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
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.
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.
Dr Rosie Dias’s book, co-edited with Dr Kate Smith (University of Birmingham), will be published by Bloomsbury Academic this week. British Women and Cultural Practices of Empire, 1770-1940 focuses on the ways in which British women, through engagements with material culture, sketching, collecting, curating, writing and display, contributed to constructions of empire in the modern period.
Dias, Rosie (2013) Exhibiting Englishness : John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the formation of a national aesthetic. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.