15 November 2013
Department students assisted wih a survey of a new display at the Victoria and Albert Museum, which has now been published: 'Room 50B: Inside the Church Evaluation - The Chancel (Santa Chiara Chapel)'. http://www.vam.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/238493/Inside-the-Church-Evaluation.pdf
5 October 2013
Michael Rosenthal. "Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature: Works from the Tate Collection". Organised by Compton Verney in Warwickshire, and curated by Michael Rosenthal and Anne Lyles. Opens at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 5 October 2013. Gallery exhibition page
13 August 2013
Joris van Gastel. "Navigating Naples: The Italian Home of great art, atmosphere, architecture (and pizzas)". Online article for the Knowledge Centre, University of Warwick. http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/knowledge/culture/navigating-naples-the-italian-home-of-great-art-atmosphere-architecture-and-pizzas
13 July 2013
Michael Rosenthal. "Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature: Works from the Tate Collection". Organised by Compton Verney in Warwickshire, the exhibition is curated by Michael Rosenthal, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Warwick, and Anne Lyles. Shows at: Compton Verney, 13 July 2013 to 22 September 2013; Turner Contemporary, Margate, 5 October 2013 to 5 January 2014; and Laing Art Gallery 1 March 2014 to 29 June 2014.
Compton Verney site - online PDF.
Detailed report: http://arthistorynewsreport.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/turner-and-constable-sketching-from.html (online 26 October 2013).
9 May 2013
Michael Rosenthal. 'Colonel Patersons Scrapbook'. Public Lecture Series: John Turner Memorial Lecture 2013. Newcastle City Hall (New South Wales, Australia).
When, in 1809, he knew he would be returning to Britain, colonial hand Colonel William Paterson took great care to commission watercolours from John Lewin and George Robert Evans, arguably the leading artists in the colony. This comparatively ambitious project involved importing both drawing paper and watercolour paints into New South Wales, and the resulting work offers an intriguing snapshot of how what was meant as a penal colony, a place of punitive retribution, could be perceived as something very different...
18 May 2013
Michael Pigott (curator). 'Backspace'.
The backspace exhibition tells the story of the rise of Leamington Spa as the centre of a thriving computer games industry that’s led the world in creativity and innovation.
18th May until 2 June 2013.
Donal Cooper. ‘Giotto et les Franciscans’. Essay in the exhibition catalogue Giotto e compagni, and sections on ‘Le commanditaire’ and ‘Emplacement et fonction’ in the chapter on ‘Saint François recevant les stigmates’. Exhibition held at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, 18 April to 15 July 2013. Publisher. Exhibition.
Rosie Dias. 'Memory and the aesthetics of military experience : viewing the landscape of the Anglo-Mysore Wars'. March 2013. Tate Papers (No.19). ISSN 1753-9854 Online
Examining landscape imagery produced after the third Anglo-Mysore War (1789–92), Rosie Dias argues that these works oscillated between memorialisation, personal experience and aesthetic detachment, modes of viewing that were indicative of the social and professional identities of military draughtsmen.