As Head of Department for Art History at the University of Auckland since 2010, Caroline Vercoe has found new ways to foster postgraduate study, and a very successful postgraduate conference was held in November 2010. There has been a substantial rise in postgraduate numbers this year, many students attracted by the new Honours course on Art Curating and Writing run in collaboration with the Auckland Art Gallery, and coordinated by Ian Wedde. The Department was pleased to welcome Greg Minissale to the staff at the beginning of 2010, and he has already made his presence felt with courses in contemporary […]

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Australian Capital Territory

Anthea Callen has joined the School of Art, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU, as Professor of Art (Practice-led Research). Her expertise is in visual culture and the gender politics of visual representation spanning the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, notably in France and Britain. Her research focuses on nineteenth-century artists’ materials and techniques and she has written key texts such as Techniques of the Impressionists and The Art of Impressionism. A fully online Graduate Diploma and a Masters in Art History and Curatorship have been introduced at the ANU. The online delivery has been coordinated by Dr Zoja Bojic […]

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CIHA 2012 in nuremberg

The Challenge of the Object Die Herausforderung des Objekts 33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art July 15th to 20th, 2012 From July 15 to 20, 2012 the Germanisches Nationalmuseum is hosting the 33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art in Nuremberg and invites art historians from all over the world to attend and discuss “The Challenge of the Object”. The object and how it is perceived in art history is a question that is currently very highly charged, the result of increasing globalization and digitalization. Art and cultural historians from all […]

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