News about Art History

24 August 2015

Credit transfer for BA in Art History

We are pleased to announce that the University of Buckingham has recently set up a credit transfer option whereby students of Art History and other approved subjects who have accumulated 240 credits can transfer those credits to us and graduate … Read more >

26 January 2015

Careers in the Art World Forum (24 February 2015)

A series of talks by art-world representatives on art dealing, auctioneering, museum curatorship, art journalism, art law, and heritage management. Speakers include: Dame Rosalind Savill, former Director of the Wallace Collection Laura Houliston, Senior Curator at English Heritage Art Dealer … Read more >

25 January 2015

Forthcoming seminar, 2 February 2015: Dr Barbara Lasic, “De Bons Citoyens: John and Josephine Bowes’ collecting of Revolutionary ephemera”

Passionate and eclectic collectors, John and Josephine Bowes assembled one of the largest art collections of the second half of the 19th century which included Old Master Paintings, Renaissance objets d’art and eighteenth-century decorative arts. Now on display in the … Read more >

26 September 2014

Recent Conference: Art Dealing in the Gilded Age – A Window on the Art Market: Colnaghi and their Associates c. 1880-c.1940

A conference to celebrate the installation of the Colnaghi archive at Waddesdon Manor, nr. Aylesbury, Friday 26 September 2014. Read more >

4 July 2014

Publication of the week: Dr Katie Campbell

Campbell, K., British Gardens in Time: The Greatest Gardens and the People Who Shaped Them (London: Frances Lincoln, 2014). 224 pp.  ISBN: 978-0-711-23576-2. Gardens have long been seen as markers of social status, wealth and taste, but they also reveal … Read more >

27 June 2013

Publication of the week: Dr Adriano Aymonino

Aymonino, A., “Tommaso Maria Conca’s Drawing with the Chariot of the Sun: A Cosmological Scheme for the Borghese Family”, Getty Research Journal 5 (2013), 29–40 This essay examines a large drawing attributed to the Italian artist Tommaso Maria Conca (1734–1822) preserved … Read more >

17 May 2013

Conference: A Window on Antiquity: the Topham Collection at Eton College Library (17 May 2013)

The Humanities Research Institute of the University of Buckingham co-sponsored a major conference on the Grand Tour and British collecting and connoisseurship in the 18th century, in association with Eton College and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British … Read more >

8 May 2013

Publication of the week: Dr Adriano Aymonino

Aymonino, A., with L. Gwynn & M. Modolo, Paper Palaces: The Topham Drawings as a Source for British Neo-Classicism (exh. cat., Eton, 2013) Consisting of 37 volumes and more than 3,000 items, the collection amassed by Richard Topham of Windsor … Read more >

17 August 2012

Appointment of Dr Barbara Lasic

The Art History Department are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Barbara Lasic as our new lecturer in French Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors. Dr Lasic, who will teach the French modules on the collaborative MA in Decorative … Read more >

17 August 2012

Student to work at the Royal Collection

Congratulations to Tom Smith, one of our current students on the MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors, who will be joining the Royal Collection on a nine-month internship contract to work on projects in the Decorative Arts. The Royal … Read more >

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