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Graphic Satire in Eighteenth-Century Britain at the Courtauld Institute of Art

I shall be teaching a new Special Option course for third-year undergraduates at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London from October 2018. Here’s a brief outline…. Graphic Satire in Eighteenth-Century Britain Dr Kate Grandjouan This course investigates one hundred years of graphic satire – a vigorous, reactive and humorous art form that flourished in… Read More ›

‘Super Size Caricature’ published in British Art Studies Issue 4

Super-size Caricature: Thomas Rowlandson’s Place des Victoires at the Society of Artists in 1783 Abstract The article analyses an ambitious caricature of the French that Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) exhibited in London in 1783. The broader context for the discussion is provided by several ideas that have been important to recent histories of British art, notably the rise of… Read More ›

Publication news

La caricature et la « déqualification » de l’art: le cas de Henry Bunbury (1750-1810) et de Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) This paper will be featuring in a volume of essays on visual satire that will be published in 2018 in a digital format. The project results from two conferences on satirical imagery that were held in Canada and France in 2014-15 (L’Histoire de… Read More ›

High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

A superb exhibition is currently showing at the Queen’s Gallery in London. It is curated by Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Royal Collection and displays a great selection of the Rowlandson prints and drawings from the Windsor Castle collection. The catalogue is fantastic too with huge full-page illustrations with lots of colour and… Read More ›

Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire

Invited speaker for a study day on British graphic satire that is being co-organised by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London and the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The symposium also coincides with a new exhibition on the art of Thomas Rowlandson called High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson. For more information… Read More ›

L’image railleuse. La satire dans l’art et la culture visuelle, du 18e siècle à nos jours, Paris, Institut national d’histoire de l’art, 25, 26 et 27 juin 2015

Colloque international organisé par l’Institut national d’histoire de l’art, l’Université du Québec à Montréal et le LARHRA UMR 5190 de Lyon. See Image railleuse INHA Paris Abstract: Au début des années 1770, l’exposition à Londres de vues satiriques de Paris par l’artiste amateur Henry Bunbury (1750-1810) montre que la « déqualification » satirique (« deskilling », Petherbridge, 2010:… Read More ›

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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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