School of Arts

Research students

Art History

  • Claire Anscomb, ‘On the Epistemic Value of Perceptual Access in Art: The Conflation of Mechanical and Handmade Media in Recent Art History, Theory and Contemporary Art’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Friday and Dr Michael Newall.
  • Bernardino Branca, ‘Edgar Wind, The Warburg Circle and the Renaissance’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Grant Pooke.
  • Wayne Bustin, ‘Eastern Philosophy and Current Views on Aesthetics’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Dr Jonathan Friday.
  • Luke Carver, ‘Contemporary Art, Immersion, and Aesthetic Experience’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Hans Maes and Dr Ben Thomas.
  • Francesca Cavallo, ‘"Sensing It Coming: Art, Public Engagement and the Management of Risk"’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Dr Adam Burgess.
  • Marta Colombo, ‘Theatricality and Interactivity in Installation art. The Case of Alik Cavaliere: an Italian Precursor and Forgotten Artist’. PhD Supervisors: Mr Ben Thomas and Dr Michael Newall.
  • Jo Cowdrey, ‘Cultural Folkstone’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Grant Pooke.
  • Aurelie Debaene, ‘(Un)becoming Galatea: A Vivisection of the Pose’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Friday and Dr Hans Maes.
  • Stefano Farinelli, ‘Ornament as Norm and License: Michelangelo's Decorative Language and its Aftermath’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Professor Tom Henry.
  • Konstantinos Gravanis, ‘Sources, Functions and Meaning of Imagery in the Vatican's Raphael Rooms’. PhD Supervisors: Professor Tom Henry and Dr Ben Thomas.
  • Alice Helliwell, ‘Art-ificial: Computational Creativity and Artistic Production in Machine Intelligence’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Dr Hans Maes.
  • Freddie Hulbert, ‘Beneath the Veil:  To What Extent is Authorial Intention a Necessary Consideration for the Interpretation of Creative Works?’ PhD Supervisors: Dr Hans Maes and Dr Margrethe Bruun Vaage.
  • Adam James, ‘Emancipatory Play: Larp-based Performance and the Redistribution of Power’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Dr Shona Illingworth
  • Nora Laraki, ‘What is the Impact of Corporate Art Collectors on the West-European Contemporary Art Market (and its Art Production)’? PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dermot O’Brien.
  • Runyu Li, ‘A Critical Response to JMW Turner’s Artwork Based upon the Chinese Philosophy of Laozi’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Michael Newall.
  • Natalia Naish, ‘Between Stone and Screen: The Rise of Printmaking in Post-War Britain, 1955-70’. PhD Supervisors: Professor Martin Hammer and Dr Ben Thomas
  • (Huaiyuan) Robert Ren, ‘The Different Approach of Chinese and Western Artists and Curators (Art Dealers) Towards Exhibitions’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Grant Pooke.
  • Atanasios Tsolkas, ‘Renaissance Art as a Dramatic Element in Surrealism Influencing 21st Century Outdoor Spaces for Artistic Purposes and Shows’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas.
  • Mihaela Varzari, ‘On the Possibility of Solidarity within the Age of Narcissism’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Grant Pooke and Dr Michael Newall.
  • Jade Wackett, ‘The Philosophy of Drawing: What is Drawing? And is it Fundamental to Art?’ PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Dr Jonathan Friday.
  • Peter Windle, ‘Virtual Feeling: Susanne Langer and Abstract Expressionist Painting’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Michael Newall and Professor Martin Hammer.
  • Mark Wolstenholme, ‘The Financial Value of Lavinia Fontana's Work’. PhD Supervisors: Dr Ben Thomas and Dr Grant Pooke.

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 12/03/2019