3rd December 2013
Karen Lang delivers her conference paper Ethics and the Void in the Art of Anish Kapoor at the Florence Biennale 2013.
Conference title: Neo-Humanism: Art, Ethics, and Aesthetics at the Dawn of the new Millennium - In Memory of Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti. Date: 3 December 2013. Location: Salone dei Cinquecento, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.
Rosie Dias. 'Venetian Secrets : Benjamin West and the contexts of colour at the Royal Academy'. In: Barrell, John and Hallett, Mark and Monks, Sarah, (eds.) Living with the Royal Academy: Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England, 1768-1848. British art : global contexts. Ashgate. ISBN 9781409403180. Publisher page
24 October 2013
"Art historian and curator of 'Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature', Michael Rosenthal gives an enlightening talk about the exhibition, the galleries, and the legacy of Turner, Constable and their contemporaries". Turner Contemporary, Margate. Gallery event notice
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
Michael Hatt, 'The Way We Sculpt Now', plenary paper at Nineteenth-Century Numbers, BAVS 2013 (British Association for Victorian Studies). Keynote Speakers: Alice Jenkins (University of Glasgow); Michael Hatt (University of Warwick); Mary Poovey (New York University); Theodore Porter (University of California, Los Angeles). 29-31 August 2013, Royal Holloway, University of London. Review. Poster
24 September 2013
Rosie Dias, "Exhibiting Englishness : John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the formation of a national aesthetic". New Haven and London: Yale University Press. http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/book.asp?isbn=9780300196689
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).
21 June 2013
Hatt, Michael. (2013) 'In Search of Lost Time: Greek Sculpture and Display in Late-Nineteenth-Century Britain'. In Art History. Volume 36, Issue 4, pages 768–783, September 2013. ISSN 0141-6790. Article first published online: 21 June 2013.
Campbell, Louise. Gropius in Church Street: a comedy of errors in Chelsea, paper for Stylistic Dead Ends
21 June 2013
Campbell, Louise. ‘Gropius in Church Street: a comedy of errors in Chelsea’, paper for conference: Stylistic Dead-Ends? Fresh Perspectives on British Architecture Between the World Wars. Thursday, June 20 2013 - Friday, June 21 2013, St John's College, Oxford University. http://www.stylisticdeadends.co.uk/
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.
Jenny Alexander. 'The construction of the Gothic Priory Church of Hexham'. In: Ashbee, Jeremy and Luxford, Julian M., (eds.) Newcastle and Northumberland : Roman and Medieval Architecture and Art. British Archaeological Association (BAA) Conference Transaction Series, Volume 36 . Maney Publishing, pp. 115-140. ISBN 9781907975929.
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.
7 March 2013
Louise Campbell. ‘Reputations reassessed: Sir Basil Spence’. Twentieth Century Society, 7 March 2013. Part of the Spring Lecture Series: Reputations Reassessed.
Research Seminar presentation
20 February 2013
Michael Hatt, ‘Edward Carpenter and the Domestic Interior’. Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 20 February 2013.
From the site: These research seminars are intended to showcase original and stimulating research in all areas of British art and architectural history. They will take the form of hour-long talks, followed by questions and drinks, and are geared to scholars, curators, conservators, art-trade professionals and research students working on the history of British art. The papers given in this first series of research seminars will be delivered by members of The Paul Mellon Centre’s Advisory Council.