The PhD programme is designed to provide a suitable scientific and professional qualification within the European panorama for research in art history in all of its accepted meanings, with particular attention paid to the appreciation of artistic-cultural, territorial and environmental heritage. Faculty have won major prizes from the American Association of Italian Studies, Archaeological Institute of America, College Art Association, and Renaissance Society of America. Tamryn McDermott (MA, Fine Arts Administration, 2005) has been appointed the Director of Admissions for Tyler. To be delivered at the Humanities Research and Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on April 9, 2015. This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This may be undertaken with the museum’s archivist The result is to occasionally find a strong emphasis on the history of media in conjunction with the history of culture.
Art History offices and seminar rooms are located in Fayerweather Hall, where faculty and students enjoy close proximity to the Fralin Museum, Ruffin Hall and the Studio Art program, the Fine Arts Library, and the School of Architecture. In first year, students follow the BA (Omnibus) programme, combining History with three other subjects. Many work as curators, teachers, and administrators in the arts (see Alumni pages). The art and the history of art major is organized into two distinct programs: The History of Art and The Practice of Art.
Congratulations to History of Art students Sorcha Flanagan and Johanna Varadi who both came highly commended in the Art History, Music, Film & Theatre category of the Undergraduate Awards, 2016. They consider theoretical and methodological questions and are invited to question the relevance of the disciplinary distinction between History of Art and Archaeology to the study of the non-Western world. A Masters from the Department of the History of Art and Archaeology provides students with expertise in the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The legacy of psychoanalysis in art history has been profound, and extends beyond Freud and Jung.
Through history we can understand our past, explain our present and be better equipped to predict the future. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the ‘Requirements’ outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees. Carly studied History of Art and English Literature and now works in the Paintings Department at Lyon and Turnbull Auctioneers.
The History of Art program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture. The Golovine is the official Blog for the Department and takes its name from one of the most popular artworks in the collection of The Barber Institute of Fine Arts: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun’s c.1797 Portrait of Countess Golovine.