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History of Art: Special Lectures and Research Seminars

A selection of special lectures and research seminars delivered by the University of Oxford's History of Art Department on a broad range of topics relating to Visual Culture. Find out more about other History of Art events, lectures and courses on the History of Art Department homepage: https://www.hoa.ox.ac.uk/

# Episode Title Description People Date
8 Sacred Art and Censorship in the Hispanic World Professor Charlene Villaseñor Black presents her paper “Sacred Art and Censorship in the Hispanic World: Mary’s Lactating Breast” as part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series. Charlene Villaseñor Black, Anna Espinola Lynn, Alexandra Solovyev 24 Mar 2022
7 Grace Hartigan: Fashion or Painting? In this talk Dr Saul Nelson analyses a single painting, Grace Hartigan’s 'The Persian Jacket' (1952), in order to draw a few conclusions about late modernism. Saul Nelson, Alexandra Solovyev 04 Mar 2022
6 Research Seminar: Aesop, Velazquez and War This lecture was delivered at the University of Oxford History of Art Department’s Research Seminar series by T.J Clark Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley. T.J Clark 30 Oct 2018
5 Creative Commons Special Lecture: Art, Architects, Books and Buildings: Sir Robert Taylor & his Collection at the Taylor Institution A collaborative venture between the University of Oxford's Edgar Wind Society and the Taylor Institution Library, this lecture discusses Sir Robert Taylor and his collection of architectural books & included a display of selected items from the collection Matthew Walker, Gervase Rosser 17 Sep 2014
4 Research Seminar: Francis Vernon, the Early Royal Society and the First English Encounter with Greek Architecture This lecture was delivered at the University Of Oxford History Of Art Department's Research Seminar series by Dr Matthew Walker, History of Art Department, University of Oxford. Matthew Walker 20 Feb 2013
3 Not Vital: Art is Global International artist, Not Vital, gives a talk about his art and his work. Not Vital 13 Dec 2011
2 Creative Commons Research Seminar: Michelangelo: A Life on Paper In this lecture recorded as a part of the University of Oxford History of Art Department's Research Seminar series, Professor Leonard Barkan (Princeton University) discusses the theme "Michelangelo: A Life on Paper". Recording date - 4th November 2010. Leonard Barkan 26 Nov 2010
1 Putting China in its Place in the History of Art The inaugural lecture by Professor Craig Clunas. Craig Clunas 02 Dec 2008