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Centre for Art History and Art Theory

Centre for Art History and Art Theory

Jacob England, Lay, 2014 (detail)
Cathy Franzi, 62 Orchids: Black Mountain (detail), 2015
Elisabeth Bodey, Small Songs No.3 (detail), 2013. Photograph: Matthew Stanton
Ella Whateley, Passing: Coming to Compline (detail), 2015. Photograph: Brenton McGeachie
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The Centre for Art History and Art Theory focuses on teaching and research across a wide range of visual and material culture with an emphasis on cross cultural and interdisciplinary approaches and object-based analysis. It offers the Bachelor of Art History and Curatorship, delivers courses in undergraduate programs, graduate coursework and graduate research programs, and also offers higher degree research degrees (Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Art History).

Research specialisations include Asian art; Australian art; early modern to contemporary European art; curatorship; photography; craft, decorative arts and design history. Centre staff have extensive professional experience in the arts sector in Australia and internationally and work closely with cultural institutions including those in Canberra. The Centre hosts the Australian Consortium on Asian Art and organises various public events, conferences and workshops every year. In December 2016 it is hosting the AAANZ annual conference: The Work of Art. The Director of the Centre is Professor Helen Ennis FAHA, Sir William Dobell Chair of Art History.

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Centre for Art History and Art Theory

Sir Roland Wilson Building 120
The Australian National University,
Canberra, ACT, 0200, Australia.

Lecture locations

Lecture theatre

School of Art lecture theatre

Sir Roland Wilson Building

Sir Roland Wilson Building

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