History of Art news and events

News

Anthony Geraghty Awarded Visiting Fellowship

Posted on Monday 20 November 2017

Professor Anthony Geraghty has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford.


Bathroom Songs: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as a Poet

Posted on Friday 17 November 2017

New publication edited by Jason Edwards


‘Lost chapel’ of Westminster Palace revealed

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

AHRC-funded 3D visualisation developed by York academics


News from York Art Historians past and present

Posted on Tuesday 31 October 2017

It's always nice to hear what our current and former students are getting up to, and we're delighted to share news from some of our recent alumni.


History of Art at York - 2018 Information Event

Posted on Thursday 26 October 2017

Join us to find out about our world-leading research-led programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Alma-Tadema Symposium Recording Available to View

Posted on Thursday 26 October 2017

Last week's 3 day symposium 'Alma-Tadema: Antiquity at Home and on Screen' was a huge success, bringing together students and scholars from a wide range of disciplines to explore the work and influence of 19th-century artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema.


Turner and the Whale: York art historians co-curate new exhibition

Posted on Tuesday 10 October 2017

Hull Maritime Museum and University of York art historians are curating a new exhibition of J. M. W. Turner’s controversial paintings of whaling as part of Hull’s UK City of Culture celebrations.


Liz Prettejohn speaks at Cheltenham Literature festival

Posted on Tuesday 10 October 2017

Liz Prettejohn gave the first lecture in the Cheltenham Literature Featival on Friday 6th October.


New Publication by Emanuele Lugli

Posted on Friday 22 September 2017

A new publication is now available by Emanuele Lugli.


A Warm Welcome to the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

Posted on Wednesday 30 August 2017

We are delighted to welcome the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain for their annual conference!


Jason Edwards in 'Enclave Review'

Posted on Tuesday 15 August 2017

Professor Jason Edwards has published a review of Tate Britian's 'Queer British Art 1861-1967' for Enclave Review.


Alma-Tadema Symposium 19 to 21 October 2017

Posted on Tuesday 15 August 2017

Liz Prettejohn on organsing committee for symposium, hosted at Leighton House, Paul Mellon Centre and Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image


York Art Historian creates display for the Henry Moore Institute

Posted on Tuesday 8 August 2017

Sculpture in the Time of Cholera: William Calder Marshall in Rome 1836-8


Call for Papers - Postgraduate Panel: Arnolfini Things

Posted on Friday 4 August 2017

Arnolfini Histories Conference, National Gallery, 12-13 January 2018


Alma Tadema at Leighton House

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Elizabeth Prettejohn's co-curated exhibition now open.


Events

Thu
23
Nov

Orosius’ description of the world: influence, adaptation and interpolation

Centre for Medieval Literatures Seminar Orosius’ description of the world: influence, adaptation and interpolation

Fri
24
Nov

Modern Painters, Old Masters: The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War

An extended comparison of the two images that are on the cover of Liz's book by the same name.

Mon
27
Nov

Wood, Flesh, Vermillion, Blood: Making Supernatural Sculpture

Part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series

Wed
29
Nov

New China and New Chinese Painting

A lecture by a senior insider critic, curator, painter, calligrapher, photographer, collector and former Deputy Director of the National Museum of China.

Mon
15
Jan

Seeing Past and Present in the Glazed Cloister of Park Abbey (1635-1644)

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Mon
26
Feb

Piranesi in the Valley of the Uncanny

Part of the History of Art research seminar series

Tue
6
Mar

Cosmic Roads: Relocating Modernism

Part of the History of Art research seminar series (Presented in collaboration with York Islamic Art Circle)