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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Artists, patrons and the power of association : the emergence of a bourgeois artistic field in Edinburgh, c.1775-c.1840 (University of St Andrews, 1997-06) - ThesisThe period 1775 - 1840 witnessed a dramatic transformation in the size and complexity of the Edinburgh art world, with the rituals associated with fine art consumption emerging from the closed circles of the elite ...
(Open Book Publishers, 2016-09-20) - BookMedieval manuscripts resisted obsolescence. Made by highly specialised craftspeople (scribes, illuminators, book binders) with labour-intensive processes using exclusive and sometimes exotic materials (parchment made from ...
(2015-12-08) - Journal articleTissue-thin parchment made it possible to produce the first pocket Bibles: Thousands were made in the 13th century. The source of this parchment, often called “uterine vellum,” has been a long-standing controversy in ...
(University of St Andrews, 1999) - ThesisThis thesis focuses on the portrayal of St. John the Baptist in Florence during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The first chapter is devoted to the examination of the Baptist's legend as outlined in the Bible and ...
(2015-12) - Journal article