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History of Art Research Seminar 17 March 2021

Dr Bryony Coombs, University of Edinburgh‘Immytateur de madame Nature,’ Jean Perréal and the problem with images in early-sixteenth century France. What was the…

From  Malene Nafisi on March 18th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

History of Art Research Seminar 10 March 2021

Prof Amy Bryzgel, University of AberdeenTeaching the Ephemeral: Performance Pedagogy Performance art in East-Central Europe Performance art in East-Central Europe developed as a mode of …

From  Malene Nafisi on March 11th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

History of Art Research Seminar 17 February 2021

Gražina Subelytė, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, VeniceOkamoto Tarō and Kurt Seligmann: The Magical Myth of TomorrowGražina Subelytė is a curator at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, where she…

From  Malene Nafisi on February 19th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

History of Art Research Seminar 20 January 2021

Dr Jamie Forde and Dr Jiemin Fang, University of Edinburgh Jade Across Oceans: The Power of Green Stone in Ancient China and MesoamericaWhen the Spanish conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo…

From  Malene Nafisi on January 27th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

History of Art Research Seminar 13 January 2021

The Brutish Museums by Prof Dan Hicks, Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at Oxford and Curator at the Pitt Rivers. Dan Hicks FSA is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of…

From  Malene Nafisi on January 14th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

10.3c A Japanese Handscroll of the Virgin Mary.mp4

In this video we go to Japan and consider a very rare 16th-century image of the Virgin Mary on a handscroll. At the end, Jill considers how we juxtapose images affects the narratives we tell. Whose…

From  Jill Burke on November 27th, 2020 0 likes 131 plays 0  

10.3b Mexican Featherwork

In this video, we consider Mexican featherwork of religious subjects and its role in creating wonder in Europe, and converting indigenous peoples.

From  Jill Burke on November 27th, 2020 0 likes 137 plays 0  

10.2c Worlds of Shame- Renaissance Understandings of Race

In this lecture we look at how race is constructed in Renaissance Italy, and consider some portraits of white women and their non-white servants to emerge from Titian's workshop from the 1520s…

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 291 plays 0  

10.2b African Presence in Renaissance Europe

This video considers black Africans in Renaissance Europe, particularly Italy.

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 223 plays 0  

10.2a Worlds of Wonder: Renaissance European Ethnographies

This lecture considers how Europeans understood the peoples of the new world, India and sub-Saharan Africa, showing how they lumped together these peoples in a rather imprecise way, and were curious…

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 254 plays 0  

10.1b Renaissance Women, Nature and Nurture

What features characterised femininity in the Renaissance? This video considers the relationship between gender and sex, considers Judith Butler's ideas about 'performing' gender, and…

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 286 plays 0  

10.1a The Woman Question

This video introduces Renaissance Feminism, including major scholars and major female painters, sculptors and architects who worked between 1520 and 1650.

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 300 plays 0  

9.3c Naked Women and Potent Men

So what about the female nudes that populate art galleries nowadays? How were they justified within this Christian context? This lecture considers how female nudes provided an opportunity for male…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 333 plays 0  

9.3b The Male Nude and the 'Perfect Body'

Renaissance people were puzzled about why the nude body was so popular in classical times, but they worked out their own justifications for depicting naked men - the male body was made in 'the…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 197 plays 0  

9.3a How to See People Naked in Renaissance Italy

We start by climbing up the scaffolding of the SIstine Chapel in July 1512 with Federico Gonzaga, to have a look at all the naked bodies that Michelangelo painted on the vault of the Pope's…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 199 plays 0  

History of Art Research Seminar 5 November 2020

Dr Anna Watz, Linköping University, SwedenSurrealism and écriture féminine Anna Watz is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Linköping University, Sweden. She is the…

From  Malene Nafisi on November 6th, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0