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ICE Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

A five-day, online course about painting and printmaking in Britain from the accession of George I in 1714 to the death of George III in 1820.

‘Start the Week’ with Andrew Marr

In October 2019 I was a guest on BBC Radio 4 ‘Start the Week’ to discuss painting, portraiture and the art of William Hogarth. The programme highlighted the fabulous show at the Sir John Soane’s Museum, Hogarth Place and Progress which was just opening. You can listen to this podcast here

Early Modern Satire: Themes Re-Evaluations and Practices, University of Gothenburg, 2-4th November 2017

This was a three-day conference on Early Modern Satire at the University of Gothenburg. My talk addressed inter-mediality in graphic satire and took as an example a series of prints published in London in the late 1730s. Some of these attacked Walpole’s government, others defended it but all of them used animals.  The paper explored the… Read More ›

Making Britain Modern

Invited speaker for a conference celebrating the scholarship of Professor David H. Solkin and his outstanding contribution to the study of British art and which will be held at the Courtauld Institute of Art on July 2nd. Over the course of the day, Kay Dian Kriz, Meredith Gamer, Matthew Hargraves, Joseph Monteyne, John Chu, Richard… Read More ›

Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire

Invited speaker for a study day on British graphic satire that is being co-organised by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London and the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The symposium also coincides with a new exhibition on the art of Thomas Rowlandson called High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson. For more information… Read More ›

British Art Workshop: 18th and 19th centuries

Organised in conjunction with the Faculty of Art History, University of Belgrade 30th June – 4th July 2014 Позивају се заинтересовани студенти свих година студија историје уметности са знањем енглеског језика да се пријаве за петодневну ваннаставну радионицу „Британска уметност (18-19.век)“ коју ће од 30.6. до 4.7.2014.на одељењу водити Кејт Гранджуан, историчарка уметности из… Read More ›

Cross-cutting Identities. William Hogarth: Painter, Print-Maker, Art Theorist

Faculty of Art History, University of Belgrade, Monday 28th April 2014 Abstract This major eighteenth-century British artist is a painter of multiple attachments and this lecture explores the interface between his simultaneous activities. Hogarth became famous as a portraitist and also as a satirist; he painted comedy and penned aesthetic theory. I approach these areas of artistic activity as mutually constitutive commercial projects and ask to what extent the fluid artistic identities that resulted… Read More ›

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Art historian of eighteenth century British art writing a book about depictions of the French in English graphic satire. Interested in art, satire, ethnicity and identity

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