History of Art

 

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  • Jonathan Friday
    Dr Jonathan Friday
    Senior Lecturer
    Jonathan Friday specialises in the aesthetics of photography and the hi...
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  • Grant Pooke
    Dr Grant Pooke
    Senior Lecturer
    Grant Pooke has interests across contemporary art and visual arts relat...
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  • Dr Junko Theresa Mikuriya
    Lecturer
    Theresa Mikuriya lectures in photography and worked for many years in f...
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  • Martin Hammer
    Professor Martin Hammer
    Lecturer
    Martin Hammer is a specialist in modern art, with a particular interest...
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  • Ben Thomas
    Dr Ben Thomas
    Lecturer
    Ben Thomas is an art historian who has developed approaches that put ac...
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  • Michael Newall
    Dr Michael Newall
    Senior Lecturer
    Michael Newall’s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy i...
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  • Jon Kear
    Dr Jon Kear
    Lecturer
    Jon Kear’s research and teaching are interdisciplinary and involve...
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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Lecturer
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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  • Tom Henry
    Professor Tom Henry
    Professor of History of Art
    Tom Henry is a specialist in Italian renaissance art, with a particular...
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  • Hans Maes
    Dr Hans Maes
    Senior Lecturer
    Hans Maes specialises in the philosophy of art and aesthetics including...
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Excellent Scores for Student Satisfaction

Our students are our best advocates.  We have performed extremely well in the National Student Survey 2014, with excellent scores for student satisfaction. Film is ranked third in the UK with a score of 92% and Drama scored 95%, placing us 12th in the UK. The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 has also ranked us 13th in the UK for employment prospects.

13th August 2014

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Professor Christina Lodder and Malevich

Tate Modern in London is currently staging a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of work by the great Russian modernist Kazimir Malevich.  The reviews thus far have been ecstatic. The combination with Henri Matisse's late cut-outs makes the gallery an unmissable destination this summer. Professor Christina Lodder in History of Art is one of the leading authorities on Malevich and Russian modernism in general. She has contributed an essay to the Tate&apos...

21st July 2014

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INTERACT: Call for Papers – Postgraduate Aesthetics Conference, 7th – 8th Feb 2015

INTERACT! British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference 7-8 February 2015 | University of Kent, Canterbury, UK Call for papers We are pleased to announce the first British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference: Interact! This conference is intended to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for postgraduate students to share and discuss their work on any...

24th June 2014

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Kress Foundation Funding

Congratulations to Professor Tom Henry who has been awarded a two-year funding grant from the prestigious Kress Foundation to be the lead investigator  on a project to develop a website for the publication of Italian Renaissance art-historical documentation. The need for this site arises from a crushing contradiction: that primary documentation is fundamental to the study of the history of art, and yet publishers do not want to publish long documentary appendices. This alone would justif...

13th June 2014

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Whitstable Biennale 2014: Festival of Contemporary Visual Art

The seventh edition of the Whitstable Biennale takes place from 31 May - 15 June 2014. A packed programme of exhibitions, screenings, live performances, talks and events will take place in Whitstable, in venues across the town, indoors and out. The full programme is available online at www.whitstablebiennale.com Whitstable Biennale is supported by Arts Council England, Canterbury City Council, Kent County Council and the Sc...

27th May 2014

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