History of Art

 

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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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  • Jonathan Friday
    Dr Jonathan Friday
    Senior Lecturer
    Jonathan Friday specialises in the aesthetics of photography and the hi...
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  • Michael Newall
    Dr Michael Newall
    Senior Lecturer
    Michael Newall?s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy inc...
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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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  • Ben Thomas
    Dr Ben Thomas
    Lecturer
    Ben Thomas is an art historian who has developed approaches that put ac...
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  • Maarten Steenhagen
      Maarten Steenhagen
    Associate Lecturer
     
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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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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Lecturer
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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  • Jon Kear
    Dr Jon Kear
    Lecturer
    Jon Kear’s research and teaching are interdisciplinary and involve...
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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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News

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History of Art Trip to Oxford

On Friday 12th December a group History and Philosophy of Art students set off to discover the cultural wonders of the museums of Oxford. The group initially explored the Ashmolean museum, perusing several millennia's worth of incredible artefacts in the renovated museum that astounded the students in the scope of the collections and the ingenuity of the museum design. Following this the group embarked on a walk across town to visit the hidden gem that is the Museum of Modern Art Oxford....

19th December 2014

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The School of Arts achieves 1st in the UK for Research Power in REF 2014!

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) were released today and we are incredibly happy to announce that the School of Arts has achieved 1st in the UK in our category of Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts with a total research power score of 121.60. 83% of our research has been assessed as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of its originality, significance and rigor.  This...

18th December 2014

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Turner Talks begin with ‘Art Matters: Symposium on Art and Politics’

On Saturday 15 November 2014, we launched this exciting new initiative, as a collaboration between the History of Art department and the Turner Contemporary in Margate. Each term we will stage an event bringing together artists, art historians, curators, philosophers/theorists of art, and relevant individuals from any other background, in order to reflect on the wider issues raised by the gallery's current exhibition. ...

4th December 2014

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Join us for Christmas Carols in the Gallery!

Join us for some festive carols in Studio 3 Gallery with The University of Kent's Cecilian Choir from 1pm-2pm on Thursday 11th December. Grab a mince pie and a festive drink with us and join in to get you in the mood for Christmas! The event is free but you are encouraged to book your place here to avoid disappointment.

2nd December 2014

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Senior Lecturer Success for the School of Arts

Congratulations to Dr Helen Brooks (Drama), Dr Cecilia Sayad (Film), Dr Ben Thomas (History of Art) and Jayne Thompson (Drama) who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts. Every year the University recognises the success of individual members of staff and this year was no exception with over 50 academic staff celebrating promotions. Marion Fanthorpe, Interim HR Director said: 'We have continued to have high numbers of applications fo...

13th November 2014

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