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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(2022-06-16) - ThesisThis thesis explores how digitisation affects the way we perceive, handle, encounter, keep, preserve, and understand medieval manuscripts. With digitisation gaining ever-more importance, today, we encounter medieval ...
(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 ...
The portfolio of fifteen drawings by Wyndham Lewis, 1919 : a historical, technical and critical analysis (University of St Andrews, 1990) - ThesisThe aim of this thesis is to explore the nature of the portfolio of Fifteen Drawings by Wyndham Lewis as a work of graphic art. Questions regarding the publishing, printing and criticism of the portfolio are the basis for ...