Issue 18 : Autumn 2004
has been appointed Professor with special responsibilities in the
Renaissance and Early Modern Sections. He has published numerous books,
including celebrated volumes on Albrecht Dürer, the subject of landscape
and Portraiture and Caspar David Friedrich, the latter, which won
the Mitchell Prize for the History of Art in 1992. Most recently, he has
published The Reformation of the Image.
He has been a professor at University College, London, during which he held the Slade Professorship at Cambridge. Prior to coming to England, he was a professor at Harvard University from 1988-99.
Paul Hills has been appointed Professor of Renaissance Art. Last year he was the Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professor at the Courtauld. His has recently published Venetian Colour: Marble, Mosaic, Painting on Glass, 1250-1550 which has been highly praised.
He has held the positions of Lehman Visiting Professor, Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, Florence; Benjamin Sonnenberg Visiting Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Senior Lecturer, University of Warwick. His BA was in history at Selwyn College, Cambridge, and his MA and PhD were gained from the Courtauld Institute.
Antony Eastmond, has been appointed Reader of Byzantine Art. He has been Reader in the History of Art and Chairman of the History of Art Department at the University of Warwick. He is a specialist in the art of Byzantium and his work is breaking new ground in the study of the competing cultures of the eastern reaches of the Byzantine Empire. He gained his BA in History from St. Annes College, Oxford, and MA and PhD from the Courtauld Institute. His most recent book is Art and Identity in Thirteenth-Century Byzantium: Hagia Sophia and the Empire of Trebizond, has been well received for clarity of analysis and originality of approach.