The Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies was established in 1990 and it has grown steadily in staff and student numbers since then. An unsuspecting turn for the history of art criticism came in 1914 when Sigmund Freud published a psychoanalytical interpretation of Michelangelo’s Moses titled Der Moses des Michelangelo as one of the first psychology based analyses on a work of art.
For more about the history and artifacts of these cultures, see: Oceanic art (from the South Pacific and Australasia), African art (from all parts of the continent) and Tribal art (from Africa, the Pacific Islands, Indonesia, Burma, Australasia, North America, and Alaska).
In any event, the style had a massive impact on Parisian and world art, and was the gateway to a series of colour-related movements, including Post-Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Pointillism, Divisionism, Fauvism, Intimism, the American Luminism or Tonalism, as well as American Impressionism , the Newlyn School and Camden Town Group , the French Les Nabis and the general Expressionist movement.
On the BA History of Art you will develop an independent critical involvement with works of art and visual culture. Just a reminder that the research project took place in Newcastle, North Wales and Derbyshire and it will be exciting to share new research and thinking around the impact of the visual arts on the lived experiences of people with dementia. This year, I’ve organized our Sonlight curriculum and plans in a huge binder along with all three Language Arts. For the first time in modern history an Asian nation had defeated a European great power.
With Griselda Pollock ‘s reading of French feminist psychoanalysis and in particular the writings of Julia Kristeva and Bracha L. Ettinger , as with Rosalind Krauss readings of Jacques Lacan and Jean-François Lyotard and Catherine de Zegher’s curatorial rereading of art, Feminist theory written in the fields of French feminism and Psychoanalysis has strongly informed the reframing of both men and women artists in art history.