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Kirstie North co-curates exhibition at the Glucksman Gallery

Kirstie North co-curates exhibition at the Glucksman Gallery

  • 31 Jul 2017

Kirstie North, lecturer in History of Art, UCC has co-curated the exhibition Now Wakes the Sea, with Chris Clarke.

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Kirstie North curates show at the Sirius Arts Centre

Kirstie North curates show at the Sirius Arts Centre

  • 15 Jul 2017

The exhibition 'The Other Dark: Tacita Dean, Jeremy Millar and Nashashibi/Skaer' opens in Cobh.

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Ann Murray edits book on impact of war on art

Ann Murray edits book on impact of war on art

  • 10 Jul 2017

Dr Ann Murray, formerly a PhD candidate in History of Art at UCC, has edited a collection of essays entitled Constructing the Memory of War in Visual Culture since 1914: The Eye on War (forthcoming, Routledge, 2017).

 

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Kirstie North in Conversation with Jeremy Millar

Kirstie North in Conversation with Jeremy Millar

  • 08 Jul 2017

On Saturday, 15 July 2017 at 2pm, Dr Kirstie North, lecturer in History of Art at UCC, will hold a talk with artist Jeremy Millar at the Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh.

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Heather Dorgan presents a paper @ the Perforum Conference

Heather Dorgan presents a paper @ the Perforum Conference

  • 20 Jun 2017

On 19 June 2017, Heather Dorgan, a student of our taught MA in Modern and Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism, presented her MA research at the Perforum Conference in Cork. The conference theme was Body Activities: Practice-as-research at the intersection between embodied practice and theory.

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 Simon Knowles opens exhibition

Simon Knowles opens exhibition

  • 28 Apr 2017

On 27 April 2017, Dr Simon Knowles, lecturer in History of Art at UCC, opened the Backwater Artists Group's exhibition 'Elsewhere’.

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Sabine Kriebel co-edits book on Photography

Sabine Kriebel co-edits book on Photography

  • 02 Jan 2017

Dr Sabine Kriebel, lecturer in History of Art at UCC, has co-edited, with Andrés Mario Zervigón (Rutgers), a collection of thirteen original essays entitled Photography and Doubt (Routledge, 2017).

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Artist Jesse Jones to give talk at UCC

Artist Jesse Jones to give talk at UCC

  • 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'.

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Roger Benjamin on Exhibiting Biskra

Roger Benjamin on Exhibiting Biskra

  • 18 Sep 2016

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'.

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Briony Llewellyn on John F. Lewis

Briony Llewellyn on John F. Lewis

  • 18 Mar 2016

On Thurs 7 April 2016, Briony Llewellyn gave a guest lecture for History of Art, UCC, entitled 'An Orientalist case study: Cross-cultural threads in the images of John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876)'.

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In Memoriam: Jennifer O'Reilly, 1943-2016

In Memoriam: Jennifer O'Reilly, 1943-2016

  • 10 Feb 2016

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.

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Workshop with MATHAF, Qatar

Workshop with MATHAF, Qatar

  • 11 Mar 2016

On 11th March 2016, Dr Mary Healy, guest co-ordinator and Lecturer of the module HA2013 Representations, held an online student workshop with the Research Department of MATHAF: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar.

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Kelleher & Warriner curate exhibition at UCC

Kelleher & Warriner curate exhibition at UCC

  • 07 Dec 2015

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.

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Bláithín Hurley wins Desmond Guinness Scholarship

Bláithín Hurley wins Desmond Guinness Scholarship

  • 01 Dec 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, as well as his unpublished letters at the National Art Museum, London. 

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Mary Healy on Marie Elisabeth Aimée Lucas-Robiquet

Mary Healy on Marie Elisabeth Aimée Lucas-Robiquet

  • 01 Dec 2015

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.

 

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History of Art alumna Anna Murphy wins 2015 Denis Mahon Essay Prize

History of Art alumna Anna Murphy wins 2015 Denis Mahon Essay Prize

  • 06 Nov 2015

Anna Murphy, former student of History of Art at UCC, has won this year's Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize (£1,000). Her 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. 

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Ann Murray presents at UCC conference on The Lusitania

Ann Murray presents at UCC conference on The Lusitania

  • 06 May 2015

On 6th May 2015, Ann Murray, a PhD candidate in History of Art, presented at the conference 'The Lusitania and the War at Sea, 1914-18' at University College Cork.

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Tamar Garb on South African Art and Literature

Tamar Garb on South African Art and Literature

  • 20 Apr 2015

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.

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Alice Maher on her Practice as an Artist

Alice Maher on her Practice as an Artist

  • 01 Nov 2014

Celebrated Irish artist Alice Maher speaks about 'My Empire of Dirt'.

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Nicholas Alfrey on Land Art

Nicholas Alfrey on Land Art

  • 30 Oct 2014

Nicholas Alfrey (Nottingham) speaks on 'Land art in Britain: Nancy Holt and Richard Long in the West Country'.

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Student Matthew Whyte wins national essay competition

Student Matthew Whyte wins national essay competition

  • 08 Aug 2014

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.

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Exhibition of Visual Poetry sponsored by History of Art

Exhibition of Visual Poetry sponsored by History of Art

  • 16 Jul 2014

'Word into Image: An Exhibition of Visual Poetry', opens at the Tactic Gallery (former Fás building), O'Sullivan's Quay, Cork - exhibition sponsored by History of Art.

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New book co-written by Flavio Boggi

New book co-written by Flavio Boggi

  • 22 Jun 2014

The Italian edition of Lippo di Dalmasio by UCC's Flavio Boggi, with Robert Gibbs (Glasgow), was recently published by Bononia University Press. 

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Irish launch of Revolutionary Beauty by Sabine Kriebel

Irish launch of Revolutionary Beauty by Sabine Kriebel

  • 02 Jun 2014

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.

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Simon Knowles on Paul Maitland

Simon Knowles on Paul Maitland

  • 31 May 2014

Simon Knowles, Lecturer in History of Art, recently published an article on English painter Paul Maitland in the Journal of Victorian Culture.

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Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh co-edits Envisioning Christ on the Cross

Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh co-edits Envisioning Christ on the Cross

  • 16 Oct 2013

Pictured left to right: Dr Flavio Boggi (Head, History of Art), Dr Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh and Dr Sabine Kriebel (lecturer, History of Art)

On 11 October 2013, Dr Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh (former research associate at History of Art, UCC) 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.

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Ann Murray chairs discussion on the arts in Northern Ireland

Ann Murray chairs discussion on the arts in Northern Ireland

  • 30 Sep 2013

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.

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War in Visual Arts across five continents

War in Visual Arts across five continents

  • 29 Sep 2013

UCC’s School of History and Department of History of Art recently hosted an international conference on representations of war in visual culture, declared a resounding success by close to 100 delegates.

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Denise Riley delivers guest lecture

Denise Riley delivers guest lecture

  • 05 Jul 2013

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). 

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MA students organise conference

MA students organise conference

  • 26 Apr 2013

Inaugural History of Art Postgraduate Conference.

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Rachel Warriner co-organizes symposium

Rachel Warriner co-organizes symposium

  • 14 Apr 2013

‘Étant donnés’: Questioning the material and marginal givens of modernisms scholarship (A Meta-Modernist Symposium). 

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Rachel Warriner co-organises international conference

Rachel Warriner co-organises international conference

  • 01 Sep 2012

Conference: Feminism, Activism, Modernisms.

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Elaine Hoysted contributes to The Boolean

Elaine Hoysted contributes to The Boolean

  • 31 Jan 2012

Research student Elaine Hoysted contributes to The Boolean, an annual on-line collection of short papers in which graduate students describe their area of research and some of their main findings.

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