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The Forgotten Abstractions of Ana-Eva Bergman

On the 24th of July 1987, Norwegian painter Ana-Eva Bergman, wife of Tachiste abstract artist Hans Hartung, died in Grasse, on the French Riviera. Whilst Bergman’s talent was recognized during her lifetime, she held a marginal position in the European avant-garde during her life. 719 more words


University of Delaware Assistant Professorship in American Art 1945-Present

Deadline: September 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” We seek candidates who approach the history of American art within a global context.” “The University of Delaware offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary outreach, including partnerships with the departments of Art, Art Conservation, … 57 more words

2014 Deadlines

Seeing colour

Today I’ve been in a world of Technicolor at Polesden Lacey, writing the text for a display in our grounds this autumn which looks at colour in our collections. 478 more words

Polesden Lacey

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Assistant Professorship in Art History

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “the ability to teach Art Survey, Ancient and Medieval, Renaissance to 1879, Modern Art, Theory of Art, Native American Art, Far Eastern Art, Ethnic Art in America, History of World Architecture, History of Design, and… 9 more words

Explicitly Gender


Dan: I’m older, and I’m much less friendly to fuckin’ change.
Al Swearengen: Change ain’t lookin’ for friends. Change calls the tune we dance to.

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Art History

The Story Of Art

The book I read to research this post was The Story Of Art by Sir Ernst Gombrich which is an excellent book which I bought from a car boot sale. 267 more words


Ghirlandaio vs. Signorelli: fighting on the floor

Terry Pratchett, whose dislike of cyclists may not be as famous as his books, but just as comical, once said that his dream vacation was immunity from prosecution, a trip to Amsterdam, and a baseball bat. 666 more words