WELCOME OUR THREE NEW TRUSTEES
We are very happy to announce that at our recent AGM, we welcomed three new trustees to the Association for Art History board:
Flavia Frigeri is an art historian and ‘Chanel Curator for the Collection’ at the National Portrait Gallery, London. From 2016 to 2020 she was a Teaching Fellow in the History of Art Department UCL and continues to be a longstanding member of faculty on Sotheby’s Institute’s MA in Contemporary Art. Previously she was ‘Curator, International Art’ at Tate Modern, where she co-curated The World Goes Pop (2015), and was responsible for Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs (2014), Paul Klee: Making Visible (2013) and Ruins in Reverse (2013). She is the author of Pop Art and Women Artists both in Thames & Hudson’s Art Essentials series and the co-editor of a volume of collected essays, New Histories of Art in the Global Postwar Era: Multiple Modernisms (Routledge, 2021). As an independent curator, her recent curatorial work includes: Carol Rama: Eye of Eyes (Lévy Gorvy, New York, 2019), Boom: Art and Industry in 1960s Italy (Tornabuoni, London, 2018) Invisible Cities (Waddington Custot, London, 2018) and Evolutionary Travels the inaugural show of Fundación Arte in Buenos Aires in 2016. She is currently curating exhibitions for Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy.
Andrew Patrizio is Professor of Scottish Visual Culture, at the Edinburgh College of Art. He holds the established Chair of Scottish Visual Culture in the School of History of Art at at Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh. He first joined ECA in 1997 as Director of Research. He teaches and writes on Scottish post-1945 art and on ecocritical art history, practices, politics and methods. He led the adoption of a new Arts, Culture and Heritage Policy for the Scottish Green Party and is part of the Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network. Prior to and alongside his academic career, he has had curatorial posts at the Hayward Gallery, London, Glasgow Museums and the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle. He is currently on the Little Sparta Trust (Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden), the editorial board of Interdisciplinary Science Reviews and the Journal for Scottish Society for Art History, and is a founding member of the European Forum for Advanced Practices. He has worked with numerous artists, from Ilana Halperin, Yinka Shonibare, Alan Davie, Christine Borland, Mona Hatoum, Giuseppe Penone and Stefan Gec.
Stephen Whiteman is Reader in the Art and Architecture of China at the Courtauld Institute of Art, where his research and teaching explore the visual and spatial cultures of early modern and modern East and Southeast Asia. He is author and editor of eight volumes, most recently Landscape and Authority in the Early Modern World (Penn, 2023) and the award-winning Where Dragon Veins Meet: The Kangxi Emperor and His Estate at Rehe (Washington, 2020), as well as articles on landscape studies, digital art history, and art historiography, among other subjects. Current projects include a multi-volume history of Asian art, coedited with Sussan Babaie, as part of Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories reference series; Under Heaven and Within the Seas: Mapping China since 1000, under preparation for Reaktion, for which he holds a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship in 2023-2024; Chinese Global Orders, a British Academy-funded multidisciplinary research collaborative seeking to articulate new conceptualisations of global order centred on China; and several ongoing digital projects exploring landscape history and experience in China and Southeast Asia.