Thinking 3D: three-dimensionality and its impact on the arts and sciences

Thinking 3D is an interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of three-dimensionality and its impact on the arts and sciences; an innovative project which puts the minds of the 21st century in touch with those of early practitioners exploring three-dimensionality; a …

October 31, 2017 | Art History


Art explaining semiconductors

The use of creative art for explaining organic semiconductors Nedyalka Panova (artist-in-residence) | Organic Semiconductor Centre,School of Physics & Astronomy My work explores the boundaries between art and science, organic and inorganic, natural, synthetic and manmade.  I work in collaboration …

December 6, 2016 | Art History


Virtual Museums

Dr Alan Miller, Dr Karen Brown & Catherine Cassidy | School of Computer Science, School of Art History & Open Virtual Worlds Recent advances in the computational power and graphic capabilities of mobile phones and computers make possible a new …

December 1, 2016 | Art History


Light Box – bringing together culture and science

Light Box celebrates light in all its aspects – solar, sacred, scientific, nourishing, and poetic. Produced as a result of meetings between Professor Crawford and McBeath and contemporary physicists whose work centres on light, the work juxtaposes a series of …

August 19, 2016 | Art History


Daniele Barbaro (1514-70): In and Beyond the Text

The Venetian patrician, Daniele Barbaro, was one of the greatest intellectuals of his time and a prominent patron of artists and scholars, such as Palladio, Veronese and Titian. A complex and multi-faceted personality, he published several books and left unpublished …

December 2, 2015 | Art History


Dictionary of Scottish Architects: A free online database resource

The Dictionary of Scottish Architects, launched in 2006 by Emeritus Professor David Walker (School of Art History) and his team, is a fully searchable, free, online database, which has transformed how individuals interested in Scottish architecture, from 1840 onwards, can …

February 25, 2014 | Art History


The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: A History

Dr Annette Carruthers of the School of Art History has compiled an authoritative book, The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: A History (Yale University Press, 2013), the most detailed account to date of the arts and crafts movement in …

January 13, 2014 | Art History