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As a Summer School Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

July 2017: Modern Britain: Painting Print-Culture and Patronage 1700-1800. The course is scheduled to run a third time from 17th-21st July 2017, again as a survey of 18th century British art but with more emphasis on landscape art and sculpture. Visits will include the National Gallery, Tate Britain, the Soane Museum, the Society of Arts and the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich.

July 2016: Modern Britain: Painting Print-Culture and Patronage 1700-1800. The course was full again and it was repeated with minor changes. Visits included the British Museum, Kenwood House, the National Portrait Gallery, The Foundling Museum and the Society of Artists.

July 2015: Modern Britain: Painting Print-Culture and Patronage 1700-1800. A new survey of 18th century British art, charting the ambitions of individuals and institutions and exploring their competitive tensions. Major figures studied included Lord Burlington, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Horace Walpole, Adam brothers, JMW Turner and Thomas Rowlandson. Visits included the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Lincoln’s Inn, The Foundling Museum, Kenwood House, the Society of Arts.

As Visiting Professor at the University of Belgrade in Serbia between 2014-2015 for the Art History Department and the Department of Foreign Languages, contributing to the curriculum of undergraduates and postgraduates. My thanks to Professors Alexsandar Kadijevic and Sasa Brajovic in Art History and to Jelena Novacovic and Milica Vinaver Kovic in the Department of Modern Languages.

July 2015: Lecture: ‘The Art of James Gillray and the French Revolution’

July 2014: British Art Workshop: Eighteenth Century Art in Britain: a 5 day, morning long seminar series for undergraduates and post-graduates on the major trends in British art in the period

April 2014: Lecture: ‘Cross-Cutting Identities: William Hogarth, Painter, Print-Maker and Art Theorist’

February, 2014: Lecture: ‘Moi et/ou L’autre: La comparaison nationale au dix-huitième siècle’, Faculté de Lettres Modernes, University of Belgrade.

As Visiting Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London between 2010-2013: offered four new courses on 18th-century British art and collaborated with TJ Clark (Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley and Visiting Professor at the Courtauld Institute, 2011-12) on a one year MA course. In 2012 one of my students was awarded the John Berger Foundation Prize for the best essay on British art in any period.

2012/13:

Hogarth in London Collections: BA1 introductory course on Hogarth’s paintings and prints in public collections and

Painting in Britain c1713-1832 a BA2 period course on the development of the visual arts in eighteenth-century Britain, understood in their social and political contexts.

2011/12:

Sets and Series in Early Modern and Contemporary Painting: co-taught an MA course on painting in series. Works considered by Paolo Veronese, Nicholas Poussin, William Hogarth and Gerhard Richter. The concept was to address the meaning of a single work when it has been conceived as one within a group.

Reading Hogarth: Texts and Contexts: BA2 course on writing and the production of meaning in William Hogarth’s historiography

2010/11:

Graphic Satire in Eighteenth-Century Britain: BA3 Special Option Course on the rise of graphic satire c1690-1790

Reading Hogarth: Texts and Contexts Course: a BA2 course

 

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kategrandjouan

kategrandjouan

Art historian of eighteenth century British art writing a book about depictions of the French in English graphic satire. Currently based in Tel Aviv and interested in art, satire, ethnicity and identity

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