History of Art News and Events

8 February 2017

Publication of the week: Dr Barbara Lasic

Barbara Lasic, “Ethnicity”, in P. McNeil (ed.), A Cultural History of Fashion Vol.4: The Age of Enlightenment (1650-1800) (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016). A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present. This … Read more >

12 December 2016

Publication of the week: Dr Adriano Aymonino

Adriano Aymonino & Manolo Guerci, “The architectural transformation of Northumberland House under the 7th Duke of Somerset and the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, 1748-86”, The Antiquaries Journal 96 (2016), 315-61. DOI: 10.1017/S0003581516000676. Northumberland House constituted one of the … Read more >

23 March 2016

History of Art MA mentioned in The Guardian

A Guardian survey of postgraduate degrees in the art market includes a report on Buckingham’s MA in the Art Market and the History of Collections.  Jeremy Howard is quoted, saying “The unique selling point of the course is that it … Read more >

21 March 2016

MA in the Art Market and the History of Collecting – P & D Colnaghi & Co Ltd and Tavolozza Foundation scholarships

Full and partial scholarships are available for the London-based MA in the Art Market and the History of Collecting offered by the University of Buckingham and the National Gallery in association with Waddesdon Manor (the Rothschild Collections). Investigating American and European … Read more >

17 March 2016

Talk by Dr Barbara Lasic at the Wellcome Collection

On 24 March 2016, Dr Lasic is giving a talk at the Wellcome Collection in London entitled Dangerous Liaisons. Vilified and mocked, yet irresistibly enticing, cosmetic artifice in the eighteenth century was no longer the preserve of wealthy elites and was … Read more >

14 March 2016

MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors: Partial Studentship

Applications are invited for a partial studentship on the London-based MA in Decorative Arts and Historic Interiors offered by the University of Buckingham starting in September 2016. The bursary, worth £7500, will cover 82% of the course fees for EU students and 55% for international students. … Read more >

23 October 2015

62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (April 2016)

Dr Adriano Aymonino will give a paper at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016): “From practice to theory: the role of the Antique in Italian Renaissance workshops”.  Here is the abstract … Read more >

22 October 2015

Paper by Adriano Aymonino at Georgian Group symposium

Dr Adriano Aymonino spoke at the Georgian Group’s symposium on Robert Adam and His Brothers (23-24 September 2015).  His paper was entitled “Robert Adam and the birth of the ‘true style of antique decoration’: the interiors at Kedleston Hall and … Read more >

16 October 2015

Publication of the week: Dr Barbara Lasic

Lasic, B., “Madame de Pompadour”, “The Serilly Cabinet”, “The Art of Writing” in Elizabeth Miller & Hilary Young (eds), The Arts of Living, (London: V&A Publishing, 2015). ISBN: 978-1-85177-807-2. Published to accompany the landmark opening of the V&A’s new Europe … Read more >

12 October 2015

Lecture by Jeremy Howard at Bucks County Museum (15 October)

Jeremy Howard, Head of Art History, will be giving a public lecture at the Bucks County Museum in Aylesbury on 15 October at 18:30 as part of their University Lecture series: “The lure of Italy: The Grand Tour , its … Read more >

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