Promoting the professional practice and public understanding of art history
Art History in the Pub'From the Indiscriminate to the Individual; via the Indistinct'AAH News and Events
26 January, 7.30pm
Speaker: Steven Gartside
The anonymous photograph has something of an odd relationship with the gallery and museum. Lacking the familiar requirements of things such as signature, context and history, all that remains is the image. Yet, the purposes to which the image is put, or the significance the viewer might be encouraged to read into the work, varies substantially. Going, perhaps, beyond questions of medium and into areas of collecting, curatorship, editorial control and the nature of reading. FREE event, all welcome.Click here for details.
Call for SessionsAAH2016 Annual Conference, 7-9 April, EdinburghAAH News and Events
AAH2016 will take place at the University of Edinburgh, It will highlight the diversity, scope and importance of art-historical research and its application today.
We invite academic session proposals that engage with current scholarship, on any aspect of the visual arts, from pre-history to the present day. AAH2016 will highlight ‘live’ issues of: nationality – its conflicts and contradictions, art as history, as theory, and as practice, audiences for art history – in terms of participation, education, perceptions and stereotypes.
Session proposal deadline: 20 April 2015