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Curating Art History

Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Wednesday 7th (14:00) - Thursday 8th May 2014 (17:30)
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Curating Art History: Dialogues between museum professionals and academics - annual Art History colloquium, organised in conjunction with the Journal of Art Historiography


  • Catherine De Lorenzo (University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Helen Shaw (University of York)
  • Andy Ellis (Public Catalogue Foundation)
  • Karen Raney (Engage Journal)
  • Ming Turner (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • Vera Carmo (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Elin Morgan (The New Art Gallery, Walsall)
  • Rebecca Darley and Daniel Reynolds (The Warburg Institute)
  • Richard Clay, Henry Chapman, Leslie Brubaker (The University of Birmingham)
  • Stacy Boldrick (The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh)
  • Simon Cane (Birmingham Museums Trust)


  • Ethnography and curating native art
    Australian art history and Aboriginal art; curating Native American art
  • Knowledge exchange and development
    Providing specialist knowledge to public art collections; gallery education and curatorial strategies
  • Exhibitions that challenge curatorial practice and art history
    Post-humanist desire: Innovative research and methods of display; Crash Music: re-exhibiting impermanent art; Jacob Epstein’s Rock Drill: a creative curatorial opportunity
  • Case study at the Barber Institute
    Exhibiting coins as economic artefacts: Faith and Fortune: visualizing the divine on Byzantine and early Islamic coinage
  • Round table - International Iconoclasms network
    Cross-disciplinary debate and Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm at Tate Britain


  • Full rate: £20
  • Students: £10

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