An interdisciplinary investigation of different aspects of space – geographical, phenomenological, pictorial – and how these interact or conflict.
Investigates how artists exploit our simultaneous awareness of the pictorial surface and the depth within it to create uniquely pictorial worlds.
- Giorgio Tagliaferro. 'The "Eternal Mystery of the Picture Plane": Leo Steinberg's unfinished study on Titian'. Getty Research Journal 12 (2020): 151-193
- Paul Smith. '"Between a Thing and a Thought": Syntax, Twofoldness, and the Wisdom of the Ancients'. Word & Image 29, no. 3 (July–September 2013): 304-33
- Paul Smith. 'Cézanne's "Primitive" Perspective, or the "View from Everywhere"'. The Art Bulletin 95, no. 1(March 2013), 102-19
Livia Lupi. 'Perspectiva and Prospectiva: Space and the Representation of Architecture in Early Renaissance Italy'.In Perspectives on Early Renaissance Pictorial Space, edited by Niko Munz wet al. (Turnhout: Brepols. Forthcoming 2022)
- Livia Lupi. 'The Rhetoric of Fictive Architecture: Copia and Amplificatio in Altichiero da Zevio's Oratory of St George, Padua'. Architectural History, 60 (2017): 1-35
Examines how architecture has reconfigured urban space in the UK, and photography has reconfigured public conceptions of that space urban space in the Latin American metropolis.
- Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain (Oxford University Press, 2019)
- The Lost World of the British Leisure Centre, History Workshop Journal (2019)
- Other publications by Otto Saumarez Smith
Examines how ritual space and its effects on diverse audiences have been defined in settings ranging from ecclesiastical buildings to installations.
- Petrifying Wealth: rewrites the social history of the middle ages in terms of the sudden ubiquity of masonry construction
- Jennifer Alexander. 'Crowland Abbey church and St Guthlac'. In Guthlac Crowland's Saint, ed. J. Roberts and A. Thacker (Donington 2020), 298-315
- Jennifer Alexander. 'Alabaster Carvings in Late-Medieval Lincolnshire'. In English Alabaster Carvings and their Cultural Contexts, ed. Zulaika Murat (Woodbridge 2019), 150-72
- Naomi Vogt. 'The Invention of Ritual: Ceremonies on YouTube and Pierre Huyghe's Holiday'. TDR: The Drama Review (forthcoming 2021).
- Naomi Vogt. ‘I Didn’t Know What I Was Doing: Tupaia's Postcolonial Funeral and Ritual Art in Britain'. In Cook’s New Clothes, ed. Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll (forthcoming 2021)
- Josefine Baark. ‘A Home Away from Home: Sophie Magdalene’s Clockwork Chinoiserie’. In The Material Cultures of Enlightenment Arts and Sciences, ed. Adriana Craciun and Simon Schaffer (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), 171-189