News in 2013

Article by Cordula Van Wyhe in new edited collection Early Modern Habsburg Women

Posted on Friday 20 December 2013

"The Making and Meaning of the Monastic Habit at Spanish Habsburg Courts", is a new article by Cordula in a peer reviewed collection of essays from Ashgate edited by Anne Cruz J. and Maria Galli Stampino.


Just Out- New Publication Edited by Jane Hawkes

Posted on Wednesday 18 December 2013

Congratulations to Jane Hawkes, whose edited collection Making Histories has just been published.


New publication featuring Anthony Geraghty

Posted on Friday 13 December 2013

Architectural History after Colvin is a brand new publication featuring essays by Anthony Geraghty and eight other scholars.


Henry Moore Institute Display Developed by York PhD Candidate

Posted on Thursday 12 December 2013

The Henry Moore Institute Library is currently showing Richard Westmacott’s Lessons from the Past, a display of archival material developed by PhD student Gabriel Williams.


Jason Edwards to Speak at UCL Conference this Friday, Dec 13

Posted on Tuesday 10 December 2013

Jason Edwards will present his paper The Circum-Polar World: Victorian Arctic Post-Humanism? as part of the Posthumanism and the Viewing Subject conference at UCL.


Getty Library Grant Awarded

Posted on Thursday 5 December 2013

Congratulations to James Boaden who is the recipient of a Getty Library Grant


Case Study by Jason Edwards in New Edited Volume

Posted on Tuesday 3 December 2013

Just out from Ashgate is the 'Living with the Royal Academy' edited collection, the product of an earlier British Art Research School conference.


York Glaziers Trust Create New Window for Tate Britain

Posted on Friday 29 November 2013

The York Glaziers Trust, directed by the department's Sarah Brown, has just completed the making and installation of a brand new window for Tate Britain, designed by Turner Prize winning artist Richard Wright.


Turner & The Sea Exhibition Now Open!

Posted on Wednesday 27 November 2013

The 'Turner & The Sea' exhibition at the National Maritime Museum co-curated by Richard Johns has opened to wonderful reviews.


Further Publication by Michael White

Posted on Monday 11 November 2013

We are thrilled to announce that Michael's second book this term,'Virgin Microbe: Essays on Dada' has just been published by Northwestern University Press.


AHRC doctoral funding for 2014-15

Posted on Monday 4 November 2013

A successful collaboration between the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield has received a £19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.


New Publication by Richard Johns

Posted on Monday 4 November 2013

Congratulations to Richard Johns, whose co-edited book 'Turner & The Sea' has just been published by Thames & Hudson.


Professor Liz Prettejohn Shortlisted for 2012 John D Criticos Prize

Posted on Friday 25 October 2013

Liz Prettejohn's publication 'The Modernity of Ancient Sculpture: Greek Sculpture and Modern Art from Winckelmann to Picasso' has been chosen from nearly 140 international publications to join the shortlist for the prestigious John D Criticos Prize.


Major New Publication on the History of Art Portal

Posted on Thursday 10 October 2013

Jeanne Nuechterlein's learned and wide-ranging 27,000 word 'article', 'From Medieval to Modern: Gold and the Value of Representation in Early Netherlandish Painting' has just been published on the History of Art Portal


Free National Art Pass for York History of Art Undergraduates

Posted on Wednesday 9 October 2013

This 12 month passport to art allows holders 50% off major exhibitions such as Paul Klee at Tate Modern, and free entry into 220 charging museums and galleries across the UK.


The department is pleased to announce three publications this term

Posted on Tuesday 8 October 2013

This term the department is delighted to announce three publications from Anthony Geraghty, Helen Hills and Michael White.


Henry Moore Institute Library Display Developed by York PhD Candidate

Posted on Monday 7 October 2013

The current display in the Henry Moore Institute Library, ‘The Drowned Man’: Edward Onslow Ford’s Monument to Percy Shelley 1893, has been assembled by York History of Art student Rebecca Senior.


Saint Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster: Visual & Political Culture, 1292 -1941.

Posted on Thursday 3 October 2013

The University of York and the Institute of Historical Research are delighted to announce the start of a major new project in collaboration with the Palace of Westminster. ‘Saint Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster: Visual and Political Culture, 1292-1941’, is funded by the AHRC and brings together a team of historians and art historians to research a building which was successively a royal chapel, the House of Commons, and the ceremonial entry-way to Parliament.


An Architectural Journey: Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge.

Posted on Monday 23 September 2013

Currently the exhibition 'Building Fitzwilliam College 1963-2013: An Architectural Journey' curated by Emeritus Professor Richard Marks is being held at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge.


Inaugural Event for International Network, Enchanted Modernities

Posted on Friday 13 September 2013

The first conference of the international network, Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy, Modernism and the Arts c. 1875-1960, which is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University of York, will take place at the University of Amsterdam between 25 and 27 September 2013.


New Tate 'In Focus' Publication by Sarah Turner

Posted on Wednesday 31 July 2013

As part of the exciting new feature of Tate's online resources, 'In Focus', Sarah Turner has published a fascinating study on 'Wrestlers' by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska.


An Impressive Performance at the Dragon Boat Race Challenge 2013!

Posted on Monday 29 July 2013

The Department was thrilled and proud to support Michele Vescovi as he competed in this year's Dragon Boat Race Challenge which took place on one of the hottest days of the year.


Look out for Issue #1 of The Grid!

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2013

A small group of our Stage 2 undergraduates have produced a beautiful hard copy companion to their online arts magazine.


New Publication by Tim Ayers

Posted on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Tim's new book The Medieval Stained Glass of Merton College, Oxford has just been published by the British Academy and Oxford University Press.


Anne Boleyn at King's Manor: 20-22 June

Posted on Friday 21 June 2013

Starring the Department's own Nina McMillan, the ensemble cast of students and York residents bring you a high energy, fast paced, exciting show.


MA Partnership Studentships 2013

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2013

The Department of History of Art is delighted to invite applications for four partnership studentships, open to full-time MA in History of Art or pathway degree applicants commencing their studies in Autumn 2013.


Two Enterprising Undergraduates Shortlisted for Award

Posted on Friday 14 June 2013

Two Stage 2 students, Alexander Caspari and Jordan Harris, have taken the initative and are starting up their own company/art gallery called 'Encounter Fine Art'.


From 1 July, the Department of History of Art at the University of York will be a partner of the AHRC research project 'The Production and Reading of Music Sources, 1480-1530.

Posted on Friday 14 June 2013

The project is currently advertising a Research Assistantship at the Warburg Institute (University of London)


PhD student awarded Santander International Connections Award

Posted on Friday 24 May 2013

PhD student Lyndsey Smith has won a Santander International Connections Award (2013) for a forthcoming research trip to Germany and Russia.


New Addition to Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Online Resource

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2013

The Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick website now includes a new section on conferences edited by Jason Edwards.


White Rose Consortium Network PhD Scholarship: Classical Heroism in War and Peace 1914-24

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2013

The White Rose Consortium is pleased to offer a three-year doctoral scholarship at the University of York, with co-supervision from Classics at the University of Leeds, to begin in October 2013. To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the scholarship will fund interdisciplinary research on the receptions of classical heroism in the war and its cultural legacies in communities across regional Europe.


Tate Interview with Jason Edwards Published Online

Posted on Tuesday 21 May 2013

Jennifer Mundy, Head of Collection Research at Tate has interviewed Jason about his research into the two sculptures 'The Singer' and 'Applause' by Edward Onslow Ford (see previous news item).


New Online Research Publication by Jason Edwards

Posted on Thursday 16 May 2013

Published by Tate last month, Jason's project focuses on two sculptures by Edward Onslow Ford, The Singer, exhibited 1889 and Applause, 1893.


New publication by Michele Luigi Vescovi

Posted on Thursday 25 April 2013

Michele's new book "'Monferrato' medievale : Crocevia di culture e sperimentazioni" has just been published by Scripta edizioni. ‘Monferrato’ medievale takes issue with traditional study of “local schools” in medieval art, stressing the limits of this category and suggesting a more nuanced analysis on historical geography of Romanesque architecture.


Call for Papers- The Thirteenth York Manuscripts Conference: Cathedral Libraries and Archives of Britain and Ireland 3-5 July 2014

Posted on Wednesday 24 April 2013

This conference is hosted by the Centre for Medieval Studies and the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York, and is organised by Brian Cummings, Linne Mooney, Bill Sherman and Hanna Vorholt.


Booking is now open for our July Open Day!

Posted on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Thinking about studying with us? Come and have a look around the University and meet some of our staff and students at the Open Day on Wednesday July 3rd. Booking is essential!


York History of Art academics to be guests on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves

Posted on Tuesday 19 March 2013

There will be a special edition of Night Waves at 10pm on Wednesday March 20th, forming part of Radio 3's 'Baroque Spring' season, with contributions from Anthony Geraghty and Helen Hills.


Admissions event

Posted on Monday 18 March 2013

Today Monday 18th March join our online chat session for prospective students!


New Publication by Richard Marks

Posted on Friday 15 March 2013

Pindar Press has just published Studies in the Art and Imagery of the Middle Ages by Richard Marks, Emeritus Professor of History of Art.


ERC-funded PhD studentship in History of Art: ‘Projections of Jerusalem in Europe’

Posted on Monday 4 March 2013

The Department of History of Art is pleased to offer a doctoral studentship, to commence in October 2013, as part of the major research project 'Projections of Jerusalem in Europe: A Monumental Network', funded by the European Research Council.


XO Gallery Opening

Posted on Tuesday 19 February 2013

One of our third year undergraduates has been involved with the opening of an exciting new contemporary art gallery in Leeds: XO


Two new scholarships for overseas MA students.

Posted on Friday 8 February 2013

We are delighted to announce two new scholarships for overseas applicants to the MA in History of Art or associated pathway degrees, starting autumn 2013.


Displaying Victorian Sculpture Display in Leeds

Posted on Tuesday 22 January 2013

The second of the Displaying Victorian Sculpture project's series of displays at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds has just opened.


White Rose Studentship won by Sarah Turner and colleagues

Posted on Tuesday 8 January 2013

White Rose Studentship Network on Classical Heroism in War and Peace, 1914-1924 awarded to Sarah Turner and colleagues from Leeds and Sheffield University.


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