Art History Research
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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(2017-02) - Journal articleThis article offers theoretical and practical reflections on the operations involved in description and interpretation based on ‘close looking’. Explanations are given of the necessary appeal to contexts of origin or ...
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(2018-07-12) - Journal articleWe present the first results from a reverberation-mapping campaign undertaken during the first half of 2012, with additional data on one AGN (NGC 3227) from a 2014 campaign. Our main goals are (1) to determine the black ...
‘Five hundred and forty-two copperplates’ : Andrew Bell’s illustrations for the Encyclopaedia Britannica 1771-1797 (Scottish Society for Art History, 2017) - Conference itemAndrew Bell (1725/6–1809) is best known as co-founder and co-publisher with Colin Macfarquhar of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, but he was also the sole provider of images for the earliest editions. These illustrations are ...
(Green Lines Institute, 2018-06) - Book itemCommunity Crafts and Culture (CCC) is a collaborative research project working in Costa Rica that, recognising the essential nature of intergenerational transmission of collective knowledge, sets out to create an online ...