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    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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ARTiculation Prize Finals

ARTiculation Prize Finals 7 March 2015 Clare College, University of Cambridge Dr Penelope Curtis, Director, Tate Britain, adjudicated the ARTiculation Finals in Cambridge. Ten Finalists presented on subjects ranging from Bernini’s Bust of Medusa (c. 1638-48) to Jeff Koons’ Celebration (1994) and we are delighted to announce that the First Prize was awarded to Eleanor Stephens from The Abbey School, Reading, for her presentation: Cindy Sherman, Untitled #153, 1985. To see the Final...

23rd March 2015

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Prof. Peter Stanfield's 'The Cool and the Crazy'

Prof. Peter Stanfield’s new book ‘Pop Fifties Cinema: The Cool and the Crazy’ has received a brilliant review from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Delivering sharp critical insights in jazzy, accessible prose, The Cool and the Crazy offers an appreciation of cinema as a 'pop' medium, unabashedly derivative, faddish, and ephemeral. By studying these long-burst bubbles of 1950s 'pop,' Stanfield reveals something new ab...

18th March 2015

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'Showcasing Raphael' Conference at Rome Campus

The University of Kent in Rome will be holding a conference – Showcasing Raphael – in the Auriana auditorium of the American University of Rome, via Pietro Roselli, 16, Rome (Gianicolo) on the afternoon of 1 April 2015 (from 1400, free registration, all welcome). Confirmed speakers and titles as follow below SESSION I (TOM HENRY, SESSION CHAIR) 1400    TOM HENRY            &nbs...

18th March 2015

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History of Art MA Student Selected for Royal Society of Portrait Painters' Annual Exhibition

A portrait made by one of our MA History of Art students, Claire Anscomb, has been selected from over 1,000 entries to appear alongside paintings by some of Britain's leading portrait artists. Graced by portraits of royalty, celebrities, academics, mothers, daughters, fathers and sons, the exhibition is a feature of the social calendar. This year about half of the work will be by emin...

18th March 2015

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Prof. Peter Boenisch's 'Directing Scenes and Senses' available for Pre-Order

Prof. Peter Boenisch’s new book ‘Directing Scenes and Senses: The Thinking of Regie’ is now available for pre-order. As European theatre directors become a familiar presence on international stages and a new generation of theatre makers absorbs their impulses, this study develops fresh perspectives on Regie, the Continental European tradition of staging playtexts. Leaving behind unhelpful clichés th...

18th March 2015

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