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Art history: it’s just a timeline?

  Before the Easter break, we took a trip up to New College Nottingham to think about ‘modernism’. What a scary word! Using Alfred Barr’s infamous diagram as a starting point, we considered timelines of ‘modernism’ across the 20th Century. More importantly, we wondered what is missing from these canons and how we can challenge…


Exhibition review: Richard Hamilton at Tate

Student Ambassador Naomi Graham reveals her thoughts on Tate Modern’s current exhibition about Richard Hamilton… Throughout his 60 year career, Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) was always one step ahead of the times. Heralded as one of the founding figures of pop art, his attachment to changing culture has made him one of the most significant artists…


Digital art history?!

Today we welcomed students from New College Swindon to The Courtauld for a days workshop on the theme ‘Digital Art History?’. Over the next couple of weeks they will be making Pinterest boards on their chosen artworks from the gallery. But for now, they have summed up today’s research with the ‘tweets’ below. See our…