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User survey

15 November 2013

User surveyDepartment 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)'.

Tue 31 Dec 2013, 13:07 | Tags: Subject place - general, * PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Online article

October 2013

Donal Cooper (with Meghan Callahan), ‘Sacred Space in the Modern Museum: Researching and Redisplaying the Santa Chiara Chapel in the V&A’s Medieval & Renaissance Galleries’, V&A Online Journal, Autumn 2013. Article

Curated exhibition - new location

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

Online article

13 August 2013

Navigating NaplesJoris van Gastel. "Navigating Naples: The Italian Home of great art, atmosphere, architecture (and pizzas)". Online article for the Knowledge Centre, University of Warwick.

Exhibition curated

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: (online 26 October 2013).

John Turner Memorial Lecture 2013

9 May 2013

Colonel PatersonMichael 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...


Curated exhibition

18 May 2013

BackspaceMichael 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.

Pictures Backspace Exhibition More information on Warwickshire County Council website Design case-study


Exhibition catalogue entries

April 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.


Online article

March 2013

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.