Art History Theses
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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(University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
‘Per eccitar il popolo al concorso et alla divotione' : art, music and liturgy between ‘Pietas’ and ‘Magnificenza’ at the Confraternity of the Misericordia Maggiore on the Venetian mainland (15th-17th c.) (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - ThesisThis research investigates the relationship between sacred space and its function in a comparative way through a case study in the Venetian Republic between the 16th and 17th centuries, a key transitional period. Through ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-07-01) - ThesisThis dissertation addresses the notion of photography’s realism with reference to recent theorisations of photography that affirm the medium’s social and political dimension. Formulated as at once an interpretive framework ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - ThesisOver the past two decades, Édouard Glissant’s writings have gained ever-increasing prominence in the fields of post-colonial theory, Caribbean studies, and Francophone literature. They have also been widely used in art and ...
Opus anglicanum : the visual language, liturgical rituals, and gifting of a medieval English brand (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - ThesisIn 1246, when Pope Innocent IV saw embroidered copes and mitres which were made in England, he exclaimed; “England is for us surely a garden of delights, truly an inexhaustible well; and from there where so many things ...