Honorary Senior Research Associate

Dr Tom Gretton

Email t.gretton@ucl.ac.uk

Main research interests:
18th and 19th century British, French and Mexican culture.

Dr Tom Gretton

Honorary Senior Research Associate

Libby Sheldon

Email l.sheldon@ucl.ac.uk

Libby Sheldon taught and researched the methods and materials of artists at UCL’s History of Art Department from 1978 onwards, setting up a full BA degree there in 1995. Having obtained a degree in History of Art herself at UCL, she then trained as an easel paintings conservator (Courtauld 1976) and practices this alongside teaching. In 1989, she set up the Painting Analysis unit with Catherin Hassall , and has worked as a paintings analyst and lecturer ever since . Now an Honorary Research Associate at UCL, her wide ranging interest in historic painting practices and the use of pigments which focused in the past on Vermeer, the Pre-Raphaelites and was more recently directed at a 5-year study of Tudor and Stuart paintings, alongside a number of Anglo/Netherlandish seventeenth-century painters. She currently directs the Aelbert Cuyp Research Project.

Selected Publications

Libby Sheldon

Honorary Research Associates

Dr Chin-Tao Wu

Chin-Tao Wu completed her PhD at University College London in 1997 and is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, where her publications can be viewed in detail. Chin-Tao's speciality in is Contemporary Art and Culture and Cultural Studies.  Her research interests lie at the intersection of art and commerce, in particular the corporate domination of the Anglo-Art world. chin-tao wu

Timothy Hyman RA

www.timothyhyman.com

Timothy Hyman is a Slade-trained painter, who has published on a wide range of art, including monographs on Sienese Painting and Bonnard (both are published by Thames and Hudson). He has also worked as curator of several exhibitions, including the Tate’s retrospective of Stanley Spencer, and British Vision at Ghent (2007-8). He is currently writing on twentieth century painters (Resistant Realists; Figuration After Abstraction). He will contribute an essay on Ambrogio Lorenzetti to a forthcoming Yale collection on The Panorama. His most recent solo exhibition was at Austin/Desmond in October 2009; in 2010 Lenz books published Timothy Hyman: Fifty Drawings. In the past year major works have been acquired by the Museum of London and the British Council collection. Publications

Timothy Hyman