History of Art



2016 Autumn Term

Date Speaker Title
Thursday 13 October
Joseph Monteyne
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

James Gillray's Double Vision

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 20 October
Marni Kessler
Associate Professor, Nineteenth-Century European Art, University of Kansas

The Raw Material of Édouard Manet's Fish (Still Life)

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Thursday 24 November

Itay Sapir

Professeur, Université de Quebec, Montréal

Beyond Caravaggio and Sideways: Jusepe de Ribera between 1610s Caravaggist Frenzy and 2010s Caravaggistmania

Thursday 8 December
Elizabeth Hallam
UCL History of Art

Working with 3D models: materials and design in practices of anatomy and surgery

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Thursday 15 December
Isabelle Graw
Städelschule Frankfurt and Texte zur Kunst

'Hi, Here I am, that must be enough'. Painting and Persona in Martin Kippenberger's work

poster for the event (pdf)

2017 Spring Term

Date Speaker Title
Thursday 19 January
Ben Pollit
PhD candidate, UCL History of Art
Framing Fearful Sympathy: the exploratory art of John Webber
Thursday 2 February Sue Walker
Teaching Fellow, UCL History of Art
Colonising the Capital: Post-Waterloo pleasures in Pierce Egan's Life in London
Thursday 9 February
Erma Hermens
Technical Art History Curator, Department of Conservation and Restoration, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Technical art history: deconstructing and reconstructing the act of making

Thursday 23 February
Daniela Bohde
Professor in History of Art, Stuttgart University
Placing Mary Madgalen beneath the Cross: The invention of a tradition
Thursday 9 March
Elena Gorfinkel
Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, Kings College London

Walkers, Sleepers, and Others: Figures of Exhaustion

Thursday 16 March
Rizvana Bradley
Research Fellow, UCL History of Art

The Performative Genealogies of Black Abstraction

Thursday 23 March
Sandra Carvallo
Professor, Department of History and Centre for the History of the Body and Material Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London
Space, Privacy and Gender in the early modern Italian Palace