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Forthcoming Autumn 2018: 

La caricature et la « déqualification » de l’art: le cas de Henry Bunbury (1750-1810) et de Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827)

Satire Visuelle (éd) Laurent Baridon (Université de Lyon 2-Lumières, LARHA UMR 5190); Frédérique Desbussions (Institut national d’histoire de l’art / Université de Reims) et Dominic Hardy (Université du Québec à Montréal) publié par le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (CRSH) et de l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA, Paris). The article will be accessible at http://www.revues.org/

Abstract: Cet article traîte de la place de la satire de l’art dans le cadre des expositions publiques en Angleterre au dix-huitième siècle. Dans cette discussion la caricature est définie comme la « déqualification » de l’art comprise comme une forme de jeu caricaturale qui génère des dialogues inter-médiaux pour un public de plus en plus sophistiqué visuellement.

Volume in preparation for Spring 2019: 

‘Parce que les Français, comme la mer, sont sans cesse en mouvement : satires anglaises sur l’inconstance des Français’ 

Le Siècle de la Légèreté: Emergences d’un paradigme du XVIIIème siècle français. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment – Voltaire Foundation and Liverpool University Press. Éditeurs: Marine Ganofsky et Jean-Alexandre Perras. For April 2019

Abstract: La danse est devenue un motif dans la représentation satyrique britannique illustrant les Français dans les années 1730. Elle permet de représenter de manière graphique les lieux communs rattachés à la légèreté (inconséquence, frivolité) et de construire de manière antinomique l’identité nationale anglaise. Cet article s’intéressera à la manière dont la satire graphique a construit cette représentation, et comment celle-ci a dialogué avec les discours contemporains portant sur les identités nationales.

Two volume edition on Early Modern Satire in the early stages with colleagues from the University of Gothenburg

The first volume examines the role of media in the expression and dissemination of early modern satire, with a focus on how satire proliferated in graphic, textual and manuscript formats. The second volume re-examines the relevance of genre to early modern satire especially from the perspective of its flourishing in other forms (novel, letter, epic, etc). I will be contributing an article on British ‘aesopian satire’ in the 1730s and 1740s to volume one.

Articles published 2015-6:

“Super-size Caricature: Thomas Rowlandson’s Place des Victoires at the Society of Artists in 1783” in British Art Studies Volume 4, an online, open access and peer-reviewed journal published by The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London and the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven. Read here: https://doi.org/10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-04/kgrandjouan

‘Body Politics: Charles Brandoin’s France England, 1772’  in Zbornik Matice Srpske za Likovne Umetnosti, 2015, Issue 43, pp.65-80 [Peer Reviewed Journal]. Available to subscribers of ProQuest.

Le Surréalisme Transnationalisé : L’exposition internationale de 1936 in Avant-Gardes: from Dada to Surrealism (Belgrade, Museum of Contemporary Art, January, 2016), 95-109. Read here: surrealism:grandjouan

Exhibition reviews published 2012-4:

Caravaggio to Canaletto: The Glory of Italian Baroque and Rococo Painting, Online review questioning the efficacy of terms like rococo and baroque. Held at the Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest, June 2014. Read at: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/?s=kate+grandjouan&post_type=criticks-reviews

Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum. Online exhibition review about the different ways animals were used in early modern prints. Held at Compton Verney, U.K., January 2014. Read at: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/?s=kate+grandjouan&post_type=criticks-reviews

Raynal, Un Regard vers l’Amérique, Online Review discussing print culture and the dissemination of Raynal’s writing about America. Held at the Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris, September 2013. Read at: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/?s=kate+grandjouan&post_type=criticks-reviews

Broadsides: Caricature and the Navy 1755-1815, Online Review discussing the difficulty of exhibiting 18th caricature prints. Held at Greenwich Maritime Museum, London, January 2013. Read at: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/?s=kate+grandjouan&post_type=criticks-reviews

Physionotraces: Galerie de Portraits de la Revolution à l’Empire, Online Exhibition Review discussing the invention of a new 18th-c technique for recording likenesses. Held at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, July 2012. Read at: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/?s=kate+grandjouan&post_type=criticks-reviews

Book Reviews published 2012:

Hogarth’s Hidden Parts: Satiric Allusion, Erotic Wit, Blasphemous Bawdiness and Dark Humour in Eighteenth-Century English Art by Bernd Krysmanski, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Volume 45, Number 2, Winter 2012. Read extract at: http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/eighteenth-century_studies/v045/45.2.grandjouan.html

Guess at the Rest: Cracking the Hogarthian Code by Elisabeth Soulier-Detis, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Volume 45, Number 2, Winter 2012. Read extract at: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth-century_studies/summary/v045/45.2.grandjouan01.html

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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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