Art History (School of)
School staff and students participate in University-wide research centres such as the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies and the Scottish Studies Network. Our principal strengths lie in the areas of medieval and Renaissance art, in European and American modernism, the history of photography, the decorative arts in Britain and Museum and Gallery Studies.
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(2019) - Journal articleBetween 1797 and 1804, the French artist Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson produced a series of portraits depicting a young boy, the son of the artist’s mentor Benoît-François Trioson. The paintings chart the development of a ...
(Harrassowitz Verlag, 2018-09-19) - Conference itemLate medieval readers sometimes interacted with manuscripts in highly physical ways, by rubbing and touching their books. Physical evidence from the books themselves—with signs of repeated abrasion—indicate that such ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-11-20) - ThesisThis thesis re-examines the art historiography of margins and marginality. It has long been recognized that the phenomenon of the marginal – characterized by hybrid forms, and playful scenes of secular subjects – occurred ...