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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Light, intermediality, and sensory perception in Francis Bruguière's abstract photographs and films (1921-1936) (University of St Andrews, 2020-06-25) - ThesisAbstract photographs were a key site of the re-evaluation of photography’s ontology between the First and Second World Wars, bringing to the forefront questions of objectivity, legibility and the photograph’s essential ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-06-25) - ThesisThis thesis investigates how modernism manifested itself in applied arts and design in interbellum Bucharest, expanding the field of enquiry of the avant-garde outside two-dimensional production. The framework utilised is ...
(University of St Andrews, 1994-09-30) - ThesisJohn Adamson (1809-1870) was the eldest of 10 children born to Rachel and Alexander Adamson, tenant of Burnside Farm near Boarhills, a few miles east of St. Andrews. If photography had never been invented Adamson would ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
Scottish documentary photography and the archive : George M. Cowie, Franki Raffles and Document Scotland in the University of St Andrews Photographic Collection (University of St Andrews, 2019-12) - ThesisScottish documentary photography has a significant historical connection with St Andrews. The St Andrews Photographic Collection upholds this link by preserving historic and contemporary collections. This thesis investigates ...