CFP: ‘Working Materials and Materials at Work in Medieval Art and Architecture’, 25th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 7 February 2020

Call for papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 25th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Working Materials and Materials at Work in Medieval Art and Architecture, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 7 February 2020 Deadline: 22 November 2017 Materials mattered in the Middle Ages. Only with the right materials could artists produce works of art of the highest quality, from jewel-encrusted crosses,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Working Materials and Materials at Work in Medieval Art and Architecture’, 25th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 7 February 2020”

CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19

Courtauld Institute of Art London, May 3, 2019 Deadline: Jan 28, 2019 Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance Even today, the history of art is largely dominated by narratives that are for the most part style-based. They tell a story that is teleological, ever-progressive, and structured around influential artistic centres. Within this framework, theContinue reading “CFP: ‘Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance’, London, 3 May 19”

Vacancy at The Courtauld: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art History c.300-1450. Deadline 20 April 2018

COURTAULD INSTITUTE OF ART Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art History c.300-1450 The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research in Art History and the conservation of paintings; it is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world. The Art History department has an outstanding researchContinue reading “Vacancy at The Courtauld: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art History c.300-1450. Deadline 20 April 2018”

British Museum Handling Session: Medieval Light

On 23rd November 2016 Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman from the British Museum once again kindly allowed staff and students from The Courtauld to look at objects from the museum’s store rooms, focused on the theme of light. We looked at a number of objects associated with the production of light, including a ByzantineContinue reading “British Museum Handling Session: Medieval Light”

Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN There is a symbiotic relationship between design, art and visual culture, and the exact sciences, which is attested in early scientific objects from al-Andalus and in medieval Arabic texts. InContinue reading “Lecture: The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain (15 June, Courtauld Institute of Art)”