Recent writing about Art and Art History – January 27

Recent writing about Art and Art History

The other Vitruvian man – Smithsonian magazine article on a recently discovered 15th century version of Vitruvius’s Universal Man

JISC digitisation – the problem of studying art history and images on the web and why words are the answer.

Academics warn of damage to Aboriginal rock art, including vandalism.

The Age and other media outlets (The Telegraph, ABC) report on a painting stolen from the NGV 12 years ago and suggest the gallery only just reported it. However, the NGV has since released a statement explaining that the painting has now been officially reported as stolen rather than just missing in order to claim insurance – Bonington Media Release.

Review of the Nicholas Chevalier exhibition on at Geelong Gallery until February 12th.

JSTOR announces limited free access to read articles to individuals without a subscription or access to an institutional subscription.

New resource – Online Visual Archive of Gothic Architecture and Sculpture in Ireland

Conference next week at Melbourne University – Dispersed Identities: Sexuality, Surrealism and the Global Avant-Gardes link

Calls for Papers, Funding and Jobs

A scholarship for medieval art history for graduate students enrolled at Melbourne University – link

Some opportunities at the Centre for the History of Emotions that might be of interest – link

Lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies at University College London – link

Lecturer in Byzantine Art History at the Courtauld, London – link

CFP The Body in Visual Culture, Dartouth – link

CFP Visual dialogues: South Africa in conversation, Pretoria – link

CFP 23rd Annual International Sculpture conference, Chicago – link