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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries (British Museum)

Tuesday, 1 July, 2014 by Lisa Moravec

This new exhibition gives visitors an insight into the latest scientific research methods in the field of physical and cultural anthropology. But at the same time, the exhibition is also of interest for art historians since it changes our understanding … Continue reading

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Architecture and Music in Renaissance Venice (Thursday 21st November)

Sunday, 24 November, 2013 by James Alexander Cameron

They say architecture is “frozen music”, but this week has been a particularly noisy one for this art historian. First there was the Liturgy in History study day at Queen Mary University, where both the seminar room in Whitechapel and then St. … Continue reading

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The Beholder’s Gaze: What do our eyes see when we look at pictures? (5th November 2013)

Sunday, 10 November, 2013 by Camilla Pietrabissa

Does pictorial composition lead the beholder’s gaze when looking at pictures? Is abstract art a universal language? Is artistic perception culturally-based? Issues of art reception are central to the research of Professor Raphael Rosenberg, invited to speak at the third … Continue reading

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Giotto’s Circle and Medieval Work in Progress: ‘Illuminated Manuscripts: Art and Science’

Sunday, 28 April, 2013 by Ashitha Nagesh

The new research presented by Dr Stella Panayotova (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge) at the Research Forum on 24 April 2013 is a perfect summation of the huge advances being made in the field of manuscript studies thanks to exponentially rapid developments … Continue reading

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Modern Science and the Avant-Garde: Rethinking Alexander Calder

Monday, 23 January, 2012 by Jane Scarth

Vanja Malloy I’ve always secretly wished I was really good at science and could do physics. My dad tried particularly hard to get me interested having studied it himself at university, but the truth is I never had teacher at … Continue reading

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