art history

event: Making it / Faking it: Copies, homages, pastiches exhibition


Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham

Until 23 January 2011

This open exhibition explores how and why contemporary artists approach famous artworks - the perceived ‘masterpieces’ of art history.

Works question notions of ‘originality’ and ‘authenticity.’ The exhibition includes meticulous exact copies in oil to radical reworkings in different or incongruous media. [read more...]


Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham London
United Kingdom

event: CHArt 2010 Conference - Early Registration Rate Finishes Tomorrow


***Early booking fee period ends tomorrow ***

CHArt Conference 2010
Technology and ‘the death of Art History’
Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 November 2010,
The British Computer Society, Covent Garden, London

Bookings received by 1 October 2010 qualify for discounted rates.
Save £20 on the 2-day registration fee
Save £10 on the 1-day registration fee

Register by going to: [read more...]


British Computer Society
Southampton Street Covent Garden
United Kingdom

event: Computers and the History of Art (CHArt) 2010


*** Computers and the History of Art (CHArt) ***

CHArt 26th Annual Conference

Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 November 2010
London, The British Computer Society, First Floor, Davidson Building, 5
Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA

In recent decades the traditional practices of Art History have come
increasingly under attack. This has led to changes so extreme that some have
talked of the 'death of Art History'.

The CHArt 2010 Conference will explore the role of digital technologies in the [read more...]


The British Computer Society
5 Southampton Street
London WC2E 7HA
United Kingdom

blog: DH2010 visual art/visualization, Thursday 8 July, Session 2

Getting ready for the visual art/visualization panel now, and got here nice and early to nab one of the very few outlets in the room (my first live blog of the day - on Humanities Labs - was thwarted by the lack of power). Hopefully I won't get in trouble for endangering the health and safety of DHers. The theme this is organized around is to try to critique the use of digital tools and methods in art history and history, so the focus is on tools and resources rather than research questions. [read more...]


13/10/2010 08:00

Call for Participation

The 2010 ISMAR Arts, Media and Humanities chairs invite artists, scholars, media practitioners, who can shed new light on emerging new relations within the future of Mixed and Augmented Reality. We would welcome musings, probings, discourses, insights, and imaginations to be presented in Seoul Korea October 13-16, 2010 in the form of long and short papers, art installations, panels, workshops or tutorials. [read more...]


South Korea

job: Project Officer, Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, British Library

The British Library's Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts project is set to revolutionize access to the extraordinary riches of the Library's collections, making them easily accessible for the first time to art historians, other scholars, and the general public. This has been achieved by adding digital images and descriptions of over 3,500 Latin and European vernacular manuscript to the Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts website: [read more...]

job: Archivist

Venezuelan artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez has two workshops in Paris (France) and Panama city. We are looking for an archivist for our office in Panama. Applicants must speak spanish, french and english. Therefore the vacancy notice is in spanish. If you want information on Cruz-Diez work you can visit his website

El taller Cruz-Diez en la ciudad de Panamá busca a un archivista

Trabajo : Archivista
Lugar : Ciudad de Panamá
Empresa : Stilford Holding Corp, contrato conforme a la legislación en vigor en Panamá. Sueldo negociable según perfil. [read more...]

biblio: Computational Contributions to the Humanities

Nerbonne, J., "Computational Contributions to the Humanities ", Literary and Linguistic Computing, vol. 20, issue 1: Oxford Journals, pp. 25-40, 03/2005.

event: Digital Art and Culture 09


Digital Art and Culture 2009 is the 8th in an international series of conferences begun in 1998. DAC is recognized as an interdisciplinary event of high intellectual caliber.

This iteration of DAC will dwell on the specificities of embodiment and cultural, social and physical location with respect to digital technologies and networked communications.

DAC09 will be structured around themes, each theme being composed of panels.

DAC09 will be held in the Arts Plaza of the University of California Irvine. Simon Penny is director of DAC09.


Arts Plaza, University of California, Irvine, 4000 Mesa Rd
Irvine CA 92697-2775
United States

eventresources: Technical Innovation in Art Historical Research: Opportunities and Problems

Report on the Methods Network seminar run by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, The Courtauld Institute of Art and King's Visualization Lab, CCH, King's College, London and Tim Benton, Open University, 20 November 2006. [read more...]

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