History of Art


HART0105: The Body and the Politics of Colour - Summer reading list

  • Mechthild Fend, Fleshing out Surface. Skin in French Art and Medicine, 1650-1860 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017).
  • Ann Sophie Lehmann, ‘Fleshing out the body: the “colours of the naked” in Dutch art theory and practice 1400-1600’, in Ann-Sophie Lehmann and Herman Roodenburg (eds), Body and Embodiment in Netherlandish Art. Neederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 58 (Zwolle: Wanders, 2008), pp. 108-31.
  • Roxanne Wheeler, The Complexion of Race. Categories of Difference in Eighteenth-Century British Culture (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000).