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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(2023-11-29) - ThesisThis research focuses on the mythological bird Sīmurgh and her representations in literature and art in the Persianate world from 1010 to 1650. Sīmurgh is generally overlooked in both art and literature, and she has not ...
(2023-11-29) - ThesisThis thesis explores the works of the prominent nineteenth-century photography studio the Maison Bonfils, which was founded in 1867 by the French photographer Félix Bonfils and his wife Marie-Lydie Cabanis in Beirut, ...
(2023-11-29) - ThesisIn this thesis, I examine the omnipresent digital museum object, seeking to understand what it is, what it does, and what it could be. I explore the lack of consensus surrounding the definition of the digital museum object, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2022-06-16) - ThesisThis dissertation offers a critical history of the concept of monument in the United States from the Civil War to the present day. It is premised on the assumption that understanding the discursive and material dimensions ...
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