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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  • Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Dr Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Lecturer
    Paloma Atencia-Linares specialises in aesthetics and the philosophy of ...
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  • Junko Theresa Mikuriya
    Dr Junko Theresa Mikuriya
    Lecturer
    Theresa Mikuriya lectures in photography and worked for many years in f...
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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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  • Jon Kear
    Dr Jon Kear
    Lecturer
    Jon Kear’s research and teaching are interdisciplinary and involve...
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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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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Honorary Professor
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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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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  • Maarten Steenhagen
      Maarten Steenhagen
    Associate Lecturer
     
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  • Ben Thomas
    Dr Ben Thomas
    Senior Lecturer
    Ben Thomas is an art historian who has developed approaches that put ac...
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Top Ten success for the School of Arts in Guardian League Tables 2016

The School of Arts’ subjects have once again been ranked in the top ten in The Guardian League Table for 2016. Film is ranked 3rd in the UK and Drama stays the same as last year at 10th. Up two places from 2015, History of Art is now ranked 6th in the UK. These rankings are a credit to all who work to make our programmes so successful – staff and students alike – well done to all. The University ...

26 May 2015

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Dr Ben Thomas on Marcus Rees Roberts and 'Hope: Artwork by Aithan Shapira'

Dr Ben Thomas, Senior Lecturer in History of Art, has published the first major article on the prints of contemporary artist Marcus Rees Roberts, described by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print, as ‘densely allusive paragons of cosmopolitan erudition’. You can read the full article here He has also contributed to the catalogue of contemporary artist Aithan Shapira’s exhibition Hope at the Florida H...

13 May 2015

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Summer Term Research Events

School of Arts Research Events Summer Term 2014/15   Wednesday 13th May, 5pm – 7pm,  KLT3           ARC Research Seminar Professor Andy Hamilton, Durham University Art and Entertainment: Louis Armstrong, Charles Dickens, and Howard Hawks Louis Armstrong was a very great musical artist, who always thought of himself as an entertainer first:  “My life has been music, it’s always come first, but the music ainR...

5 May 2015

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Opening soon in Studio 3 Gallery: Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print

15th May 12th June, 2015 Monday Friday 9am-5pm Admission Free, Fully Accessible Private View: 15th of May, 2015, 6 PM 8 PM Studio 3 Gallery Jarman Building Canterbury CT2 7UG Studio 3 Gallery is pleased to present Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print. Featuring over 30 works from across Europe and Japan and spanning the course of 500 years, the exhibition incorporates the different approaches used by arti...

30 April 2015

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School of Arts Admin Team Shortlisted for THE Leadership and Management Awards 2015

Congratulations to the administration team at the School of Arts who have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015 in the category ‘Outstanding Departmental Administration Team.’ The simple fact is that the School of Arts admin team is superb. The support I’ve been given by individuals and the group as a whole is exemplary. Academics and students are the benefic...

21 April 2015

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