Posts by thehunterianblog

Hockney Between the Covers: The Transgressive Power of Queer Bodies at Rest

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A guest post by Allan Madden, Lecturer in History of Art, University of Glasgow. Introduction by Ruth Fletcher, Education Manager Allan Madden, Lecturer in History of Art, has written this blog in his capacity as contributor and Working Group member of the partnership project: LGBTQ+/Queer Collections. The Hunterian, Archives & Special Collections, student volunteers and… Continue reading

A beetle, a rose and a blackbird…?

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A student post by Pigi Sakellaropoulou, PhD researcher of Early Modern Art History at the University of Edinburgh and Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) Intern at The Hunterian on the project ‘Bridging Collections’. During these first three weeks of my SGSAH internship (1) at The Hunterian, I often wonder: “What could a beetle,… Continue reading

Deforming the Female Body

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A student post by Matilda Eriksson, Belén Hernáez Martín, Miyuki Sakai and Charlotte Swindell, History of Art postgraduate students at the University of Glasgow. History of Art postgraduate students at the University of Glasgow have the opportunity to work with The Hunterian to develop proposals for the Object in Focus exhibition space in the Hunterian… Continue reading

Songs on Stone

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A student post by Rose Berry, 3rd year History of Art student on work placement at The Hunterian. As a third-year English Literature and History of Art student, I had the opportunity to complete a work placement with Lecturer and Curator in Whistler Studies, Dr. Patricia de Montfort. I spent the semester researching the unrealised… Continue reading

The Belfond Prints: Whistler’s Ambition for Colour Lithography

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A student blog by Chenxiao Jin, 3rd year student of History of Art at the University of Glasgow, who has recently completed a work placement with The Hunterian and Archives & Special Collections.  When I first saw the American artist James McNeill Whistler’s work in colour lithography, I thought I cannot be looking at a… Continue reading

From Outlander Obsessive to Numismatics Volunteer

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A student post by Stephanie Shakay Tierney, MSc Museum Studies (Grad Dec 2019) at the University of Glasgow. Introduction by Hunterian Education Manager, Ruth Fletcher. Reflecting on volunteering at The Hunterian both pre and during the pandemic, Stephanie Shakay Tierney, MSc Museum Studies (Grad Dec 2019) gives an insight into the professional and in this… Continue reading