History of Art

 

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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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  • Dr Junko Theresa Mikuriya
    Lecturer
    Theresa Mikuriya lectures in photography and worked for many years in f...
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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Lecturer
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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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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  • Michael Newall
    Dr Michael Newall
    Senior Lecturer
    Michael Newall?s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy inc...
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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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  • 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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  • Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Dr Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Lecturer
    Paloma Atencia-Linares specialises in aesthetics and the philosophy of ...
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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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Art Matters // Symposium on Art and Politics

15TH NOVEMBER 2014 | TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE - FOYLE ROOM Philosophers of art and art historians will debate how we might understand the relationship between art and politics. Is all art political? Is there a difference between political art and propaganda? Can art make a real political impact, or does it just preach to the converted? What are the most useful theoretical models for thinking about the political dimension of art? Such broad issues are com...

23rd October 2014

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CHASE AHRC Studentship Competition 2015

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) which was awarded a £17million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013. Our partners include The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. CHASE is one of only 11 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partners...

22nd October 2014

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Rose Hilton: Giving Life to Painting

Q&A with the artist, Nov 26th, 19:00 PM, Studio 3 Gallery Studio 3 Gallery is delighted to announce a major exhibition of paintings by Rose Hilton this Autumn. Titled ‘Giving Life to Painting’ – a phrase taken from Post-Impressionist Pierre Bonnard’s notes – the exhibition features over twenty-five of Hilton’s lyrical, sensitive and joyful canvases including recent landscapes, stil...

9th October 2014

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Internships: One-Day Seminar in partnership with the Association of Art Historians

Internships undertaken in museums and galleries can be a great way for students or those entering the profession to gain career-enhancing experience, to network and make connections, and to develop their skills. On the other hand, they can also feel exploitative for those making unpaid, yet significant, contributions to the running of an organisation. Such desi...

9th October 2014

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Perugino Exhibition Co-curated by Professor Tom Henry

The 'Perugino, Master of Raphael' exhibtion, co-curated by Professor Tom Henry,  is now running in Paris between 12th September 2014 - 19th January 2015.   Considered by his contemporaries as one of the greatest painters in Italy, Perugino (1450-1523) pioneered a new style of painting during the last decades of the 15th century and the first two of 16th century, which profoundly influenced the period. His crystal-clear art, made of translucenc...

19th September 2014

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