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News in 2017

Grant Success

Posted on Friday 15 December 2017

Congratulations to Dr Richard Johns

Shaping Knowledge: The Transmission of the 'Liber Floridus'

Posted on Tuesday 12 December 2017

Hanna Vorholt's new book now available.

New Book by Former PhD Student

Posted on Monday 11 December 2017

We are delighted to announce a new publication by alumnus Matthew Walker

Arnolfini conference 12-13 January 2018

Posted on Tuesday 5 December 2017

Organised in conjunction with the National Gallery. Keynote speakers are Prof. Tim Barringer (Yale and Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York) and Prof. Cordula Grewe (Indiana University).

Publication success for PhD student

Posted on Thursday 30 November 2017

Second year PhD student Samantha Niederman has had an article accepted for publication this month.

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.

History of Art success in HRC competitions

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Congratulations to Jiyi Ryu and Martha Cattell!

York Art Historians involved in exhibition at Fairfax House

Posted on Friday 30 June 2017

Conservation work carried out by some of our MA students will be on display at Fairfax House until November 2017.

Podcast with Jeanne Nuechterlein and Janina Ramirez

Posted on Tuesday 27 June 2017

Jeanne Nuechterlein has recorded a podcast with Janina Ramirez as part of the 'Art Dectective' series.

Success for Adam Sammut

Posted on Friday 23 June 2017

Congratulations Adam!

Jason Edwards WINS PhD supervisor of the year!

Posted on Friday 16 June 2017

Congratulations Jason!

Dark Self Exhibition

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Students from the History of Art department have been helping to prepare St Mary's Church for the 'Dark Self' exhibition.

Several art historians nominated for Excellence awards!

Posted on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Congratulations to Cadence, Hanna, Jason, Michael and Grace!

New publication by Professor Liz Prettejohn

Posted on Friday 2 June 2017

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

Success for two York MA students at Worshipful Company of Glaziers Awards

Posted on Tuesday 30 May 2017

Congratulations to Sarah McTiernan (left) and Emily Yates (right), both studying for the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management!

The Future of Winckelmann's Classical Form: Walter Pater and Frederic Leighton

Posted on Tuesday 30 May 2017

Lecture by Liz Prettejohn, June 6th, Halle, Germany.

Congratulations to Professor Jane Hawkes!

Posted on Friday 12 May 2017

New Publication for Jane Hawkes

Some exciting news from our alumni!

Posted on Tuesday 2 May 2017

We've received some interesting updates from some of our former students recently.

Q&A with V&A curators

Posted on Monday 1 May 2017

Anthony Gertaghty hosts Q&A with three curators for the V&A

Helen Hills' Leverhulme Success

Posted on Friday 21 April 2017

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor Helen Hills has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2017-18, which she will combine with a period in Autumn Term 2017 as Senior Visiting Scholar at Villa I Tatti (Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies in Italy).

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: ‘The Landscape Painter’s Studio in the Age of Exhibitions: Private Galleries in London, from Gainsborough to Constable and Turner, c.1780–1850’

Posted on Friday 21 April 2017

The University of York, in partnership with Tate, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified applicant for a full-time collaborative PhD studentship focused on landscape painters’ studios and private galleries in which images of rural Britain were made, displayed and sold during the period c.1780–1850. The studentship commences on 1 October 2017. Principal Supervisor: Dr Richard Johns (York). Second supervisor: Dr Martin Myrone (Tate).

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: ‘Settings and Subjects in Early Netherlandish Painting’

Posted on Friday 21 April 2017

The Department of History of Art at the University of York and the National Gallery invite applications for a three-year full-time Collaborative Doctoral Award studentship, fully funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to investigate the interrelationships between figural subjects and settings in the making and meaning of early Netherlandish paintings. The studentship commences on 1 October 2017 and will be jointly supervised by Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein (University of York) and Dr Susan Foister (National Gallery).

New Publication by Richard Marks

Posted on Thursday 20 April 2017

We are delighted to announce the new publication of a volume edited by Richard Marks, with Spike Bucklow and Lucy Wrapson

Terra Foundation Grant Success

Posted on Wednesday 12 April 2017

PhD student Ilaria Grando has just been awarded a highly competitive Terra Foundation Travel Grant

Liz Prettejohn to discuss new Albert Moore exhibition on BBC Radio 4.

Posted on Tuesday 4 April 2017

Liz Prettejohn to appear on BBC R4's 'Front Row' programme.

Madeleine Pelling wins Patrick Nuttgens Award 2017

Posted on Tuesday 4 April 2017

Congratulations to Maddy Pelling!

Call for papers for PhD symposium

Posted on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Construction, Reconstruction and Collection: recent stained glass research

Helen Hills to Give Prestigious Lecture

Posted on Tuesday 21 March 2017

Professor Hills will give the prestigious Walker Lecture in Architectural History at the BSR in Rome

New Publication by Sarah Brown

Posted on Friday 10 March 2017

We are thrilled to announce that a new and completely revised edition of Sarah Brown's book 'Stained Glass at York Minster' has just been published.

Recent art history graduate wins Association of Art Historians Dissertation Prize.

Posted on Tuesday 7 March 2017

Congratulations to Amy Moore!

Symbolism and Memory in Imperial Mughal Tombs

Posted on Tuesday 28 February 2017

Rescheduled event

Jeanne Nuechterlein: Prestigious New Appointment

Posted on Friday 10 February 2017

Dr Jeanne Nuechterlein is to join the editorial staff of 'Art History' as Deputy Editor.

Important exhibition curated by York Alumna Fran Sands

Posted on Friday 10 February 2017

Many congratulations to Fran!

Liz Prettejohn presents Rumble Fund Lecture 2017

Posted on Friday 10 February 2017

Professor Liz Prettejohn will deliver this year's Rumble Fund Lecture in Classical Art on 'Beauty and Classical Form'.

Essay Prize Success for PhD Candidate

Posted on Tuesday 7 February 2017

First year History of Art PhD research student, Julie Ann Whyman, has been awarded this year’s John Pickard Essay Prize

Publications by York Art History staff and alumna

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Congratulations to Jason Edwards and Sarah Burnage, Cordula van Wyhe and Emanuele Lugli, who all have new publications available!

YSTI applications now open!

Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2017

Applications for this year's York Summer Theory Institute in Art History are now open.

Helen Hills: Hull City of Culture 2017

Posted on Friday 6 January 2017

Helen Hills to lecture at Hull City of Culture celebrations in 2017

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