History of Art


Research Seminar 2017-18


2018 Spring Term

events poster for Spring 2018 (pdf)

Thursday 25 JanuaryBronwen Wilson
University of California at Los Angeles


Stone Matters: Sandro Botticelli's Drawings for Dante's Inferno

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 8 FebruaryPeg Rawes
The Bartlett, UCL


Dissimilarity: Spinoza's Ethical Ratios and Housing Welfare

poster for the event (pdf)

Friday 2 MarchElizabeth Went
PhD candidate, UCL History of Art

Life and Death in Venice: Rebecca Belmore's Fountain and the Intersubjective Politics of Mourning

5pm Seminar room 6

CANCELLED due to strikeJane Rendell
The Bartlett, UCL


Home - Work Displacements

CANCELLED due to strikeFrancesco Ventrella
Sussex University
Giovanni Morelli's Magdalens: Connoisseurship and the Sexual Politics of Reading
Thursday 22 MarchPip Laurenson
Tate, and Maastricht University

Imagined Futures or When Artworks Live in the Museum

poster for the event (pdf)

2017 Autumn Term

Thursday 5 OctoberMatthew Beaumont
Department of English / Urban Lab co-director, UCL


Looking into the Heart of Light: Turner's Regulus, its Protagonist and Antagonists

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 19 OctoberCaspar Pearson
Art History Department, Essex University


Classical Disorders: Bruno Zevi on Alberti and Modern Architecture

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 2 NovemberEsther Chadwick
Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum


Bewick's Currency: Printmaking and Paper Money in Early Nineteenth-century Britain

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 16 NovemberTeresa Kittler
History of Art Department, York University


'Una specie di convivio': Carla Lonzi's Autoritratto (1969)

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 30 NovemberMichael Newman
Goldsmiths, University of London

"Is there a measure on earth?" Art and the Crisis of Metrics

poster for the event (pdf)

Thursday 7 DecemberCatherine Ingrams
PhD candidate, UCL History of Art
'A kind of fissure': Forma (1947-8)