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New Voices

Posted 26 June 2017 in AAH News and Events

New Voices 2017-18: Art & Movement
University of Birmingham
11 January 2018 

Call for Papers

Our next New Voices conference will encourage participants to consider art and movement and discuss this topic in relation to historical, contextual, and conceptual questions. We welcome paper proposals from all periods that address the theme of ‘Art & Movement'. Click here for more details

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Call for Articles - The Art Market Dictionary

Posted 23 June 2017 in External News and Events

The Art Market Dictionary (AMD) is the first reference work providing encompassing information on commercial art galleries, dealers, auction houses, fairs and advisers in Europe, the USA and Canada in the 20th and 21st centuries. The AMD will be published as an online searchable database and in print.

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Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium

Posted 20 June 2017 in External News and Events

The Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium, taking place on 30 June at Edge Hill University, will celebrate and bring into discussion the work and legacy of Lancastrian-born Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011).

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Presentation Skills Training Course - The Arts Society Lecturing Academy 31 July – 4 August 2017

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

The Arts Society is running its first lecturing academy this summer, a fully funded five-day residential training course offering opportunities to develop and practise confident speaking and visual presentation skills. Training, accommodation, refreshments and transport costs are covered.

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Conference - Graphic Satire and the UK in the long Nineteenth Century

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

A one-day symposium on 5 September at the University of Nottingham. Symposium seeks to interrogate the nature of the United Kingdom’s status as a global power in the long nineteenth century (c.1780-1920) by considering the varied ways in which it was viewed, and represented, in graphic satire during this period.

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Call for papers - The Art of the Poor

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

The art history of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance has generally been written as a story of elite patronage. This conference, however, seeks to challenge this historiography by looking at images, decorated objects and buildings that were made for people who were economically less privileged.

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Call for papers - Painted on the wall: the wall as a visual panel in the Middle Ages

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

The 11th Complutese Congress on Medieval Art (Madrid, Spain) will consider the visual function of medieval painted walls, taking into account that they were the 'mass media' of their time. The following topics will be discussed: iconography, techniques, forms and expressive resources, socio-cultural context, preservation, and museum exhibition system.

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Call for papers - International Conference. The Limits of Art in the Museum

Posted 19 June 2017 in External News and Events

This international Conference aims to create a space of exchange and debate for museum managers, professors, researchers, artists, students and professionals of the cultural world. The frontiers or limits in the conception of art and its shape in museums will be subjects of debate.

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Call for papers - Printing Colour 1700–1830: Discoveries, Rediscoveries and Innovations in the Long Eighteenth Century

Posted 15 June 2017 in External News and Events

Conference: 10–11 April 2018 (Senate House, London). Object Sessions: 12 April 2018 (London collections).

Eighteenth-century discoveries in archives, libraries and museums are revealing that bright inks were not extraordinary in 1700–1830. Innovations added commercial value and didactic meaning to advertising, books, brocade paper, decorative art, fashion, fine art, illustrations, medicine, scientific imagery, texts, textiles and wallpaper. A new, interdisciplinary approach is now required.

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Travel Grants - CAA-Getty International Program

Posted 14 June 2017 in External News and Events

The CAA-Getty International Program, generously supported by the Getty Foundation, provides funding to between fifteen and twenty art historians, museum curators, and artists who teach art history to attend CAA’s Annual Conferences. The goal of the project is to increase international participation in CAA, to diversify the association’s membership, and to foster collaborations between North American art historians, artists, and curators and their international colleagues.

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