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News in 2023

6th in the UK: Complete University Guide 2024

Posted on Thursday 8 June 2023

History of Art at York ranked 6th in the UK according to the latest release of the Complete University Guide league tables (2024).

PhD student Yiran Chen publishes the article - Coca-Cola in process of materialisation: a new materialist perspective on He Xiangyu’s Cola Project.

Posted on Friday 26 May 2023

History of Art PhD student Yiran Chen, who is close to completing her thesis, has just had an published.

York Summer Theory Institute in Art History

Posted on Tuesday 23 May 2023

Now in its eighth year, and back after several postponements due to COVID, the York Summer Theory Institute in Art History (YSTI) will take place from 5 - 9 June 2023. Welcoming students from both the UK and across the world, YSTI is hosted by the History of Art Department and led by Professor Whitney Davis of University of California at Berkeley and Honorary Visiting Professor of Art History at the University of York; the theme for this year’s summer school is Art History and Picture Theory. 

New AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) studentship, John Flaxman: Art, Design and the Intermedial body

Posted on Tuesday 9 May 2023

We are delighted to announce a new AHRC Colloborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) studentship in collaboration with York Museums Trust.

Sculpture and Faith at St Paul's Cathedral

Posted on Wednesday 3 May 2023

Pantheons project special issue of the Journal of Victorian Culture is out, on Sculpture and Faith at St Paul's Cathedral.

BA graduate Fergus Bovill publishes article in the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library

Posted on Friday 28 April 2023

BA graduate Fergus Bovill has published the article "Littifredi Corbizzi, Johann Anton Ramboux and an Album of Manuscript Cuttings at the John Rylands Library" in the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library

Congratulations to Alumnus Alfie Robinson

Posted on Tuesday 18 April 2023

Well done to Alfie Robinson who has just had his MA dissertation published!

Pre-Raphaelites: A Modern Renaissance

Posted on Monday 17 April 2023

On Friday 21 April from 3 - 4pm, join us online in conversation to discuss the themes and artworks in the forthcoming exhibition 'Pre-Raphaelites: A Modern Renaissance'

Andrew Wilkinson Retires

Posted on Monday 6 February 2023

We are very sorry to say good-bye to Department Manager Andrew Wilkinson.

The Thrill of It

Posted on Monday 6 February 2023

A bold new photography exhibition reframes the female nude to celebrate moments from sporting history

Alumni Come Together for New Publication

Posted on Tuesday 24 January 2023

A former and current student who met at a conference have now produced a book, which emerged from the conference!

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