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Thomas Eakins: Brilliant Painter, Gifted Photographer...Sexual Predator?

A self-portrait of the artist Thomas Eakins, one of the most celebrated painters in American history.
National Academy Museum, New York

By Henry Adams, … 1,626 more words

Culture

My picks for the Association for Art History's 2018 Annual Conference

I’m currently in London for the Association for Art History’s 2018 Annual Conference, which is being held between the Courtauld Institute and King’s College London from tomorrow until Saturday. 446 more words

Material Culture

The Mary, Queen of Scots Cover-Up— and Why Hidden Paintings Keep Being Found

Behind the mask.
National Galleries of Scotland

By Elsje van Kessel, University of St Andrews, The Conversation UK

An exciting discovery for British history buffs: an unfinished portrait believed to be of Mary, Queen of Scots… 824 more words

Culture

Who Was Mary Magdalene? Debunking the Myth of the Penitent Prostitute.

Detail from Caravaggio’s Mary Magdelene, painted circa 1594-1596.
Wikimedia Commons

By Dorothy Ann Lee, University of Divinity, The Conversation UK

Who was Mary Magdalene? What do we know about her? 1,727 more words

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Glastonbury: Archaeology is Revealing New Truths about the Origins of British Christianity

Centre for the Study for Christianity and Culture, University of York., Author provided

By Roberta Gilchrist, University of Reading, The Conversation

New archaeological research on Glastonbury Abbey pushes back the date for the earliest settlement of the site by 200 years – and reopens debate on Glastonbury’s origin myths. 919 more words

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Award: Paul Mellon Centre for British Art Postdoctoral Fellowship

I’m absolutely delighted to have been awarded a six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Paul Mellon Centre for British Art to conduct research for my project Collage before Modernism. 34 more words

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