- 29 Oct 2016
On 22nd November 2016, artist Jesse Jones will give a talk on her recent project and exhibition No More Fun and Games. The talk is free and all are welcome.
History of Art cordially invite you to a guest lecture by Professor Roger Benjamin (University of Sydney), on Weds 28 September 2016 at 6.30 pm, in West Wing 9, Main Quadrangle, UCC. Prof Benjamin will speak on Exhibiting Biskra Art, Photography & Tourism in an Algerian Oasis.
On Thurs, 7 April 2016, Briony Llewellyn gave a guest lecture at History of Art, UCC, An Orientalist case study: Cross-cultural threads in the images of John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876).
Dr Jennifer O'Reilly, who played a key role in establishing the degree programme in History of Art at UCC, has died at the age of 72.
PhD Candidates in History of Art Sarah Kelleher and Rachel Warriner (co-founders of Pluck Projects) recently curated an exhibition of new work by students and alumni of Glasgow School of Art, that ran at the Windle Building, UCC, 12-29 November, 2015.
Dr Bláithín Hurley, a member of our part-time teaching staff, has been awarded the Desmond Guinness Scholarship for 2015, for her research into Daniel Maclise’s largely unpublished autobiography at the Royal Academy of Arts, London and his unpublished letters at the National Art Museum London.
Mary Healy, Lecturer in History of Art, recently published an article on French Orientalist artist Marie Elisabeth Aimée Lucas-Robiquet (1858-1959) in Women's Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal.
Anna Murphy, former student of History of Art at UCC, has won this year's Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize (£1,000). The essay, entitled 'Every painter paints himself: Self-portraiture and myth-making in the works of Caravaggio' was originally submitted by Anna to Dr Flavio Boggi for his module HA3020 Themes in Roman Baroque Art.
On 6th May 2015, Ann Murray, a PhD candidate in the Dept of History of Art, presented at the conference The Lusitania and the War at Sea, 1914-18 at University College Cork.
In this lecture, Tamar Garb (Professor of History of Art, University College London) will juxtapose the documentary photography of David Goldblatt, a fanciful video portrait by Andrew Putter, and a novel by the renowned Afrikaans writer Marlene van Niekerk, to imagine a past that never was and a future that is still being dreamt of.
Alice Maher: My Empire of Dirt
Matthew Whyte, a final-year student in History of Art at UCC, wins the 2014 inaugural Undergraduate Essay Prize, awarded by Sibéal, the Irish Postgraduate Feminist and Gender Studies Network.
10-23 July 2014: Word into Image: An Exhibition of Visual Poetry, Tactic Gallery (former Fás building), O'Sullivan's Quay, Cork - exhibition funded by History of Art.
Sabine Kriebel, lecturer in History of Art, University College Cork, launched Revolutionary Beauty: The Radical Photomontages of John Heartfield (Berkeley: University of California Press) at the Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork on 2 June 2014.
Pictured left to right: Dr Flavio Boggi (Head of Dept, History of Art), Dr Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh and Dr Sabine Kriebel (lecturer, History of Art)
On 11 October 2013, Dr Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh (Dept of History of Art, UCC/University of Sheffield) launched Envisioning Christ on the Cross: Ireland and the Early Medieval West, ed. by Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh, Juliet Mullins and Richard Hawtree and published by Four Courts Press, at a reception held jointly by the Dept of History of Art and the School of English, in the O’Rahilly Building, UCC.
Castle Bernard, Bandon: Titled Art as a Bridge through Conflict, the discussion, part of the Engage Festival, Bandon (organized by Eugene O'Hea), focused on the role of art as a conciliatory force in Northern Ireland.
On Thursday July 4th, the poet and philosopher Denise Riley delivered a guest lecture, entitled 'Imagined Insides of the Head' chaired by Professor David Lloyd (UC Davis).
Conference: Feminism, Activism, Modernisms