Artefact

Artefact is published by the Irish Association of Art Historians. We aim to provide an outlet for publication for new and emerging scholarship in Ireland, by Irish scholars living abroad or on topics relating to Irish visual and material culture. We welcome submissions on all periods and aspects of art and architectural history, design history and material and visual culture studies.

We are currently accepting submissions of articles and reviews for Issue 9: Artefact CFP 2016

Submissions, following the Artefact Submission and Style Guidelines, should be emailed to artefactjournal@gmail.com

  • Articles should be between 3,000 – 5,000 words long.
  • Exhibition and book reviews should be between 1,000 -2,000 words long,

Artefact is a peer reviewed journal published by the Irish Association of Art Historians in consultation with academics from universities across Ireland, north and south.

The journal aims to demonstrate the range and diversity of new and emerging graduate and postgraduate research undertaken in Ireland, by Irish scholars living abroad or on topics related to Irish visual and material culture.  It is the only peer-reviewed journal in Ireland committed to publishing contemporary research in the areas of art history, design history, material culture and visual culture studies on Irish and internationally focused subjects.

We welcome submissions on topics related to Irish art history, design history, material and visual culture studies. We will also consider more internationally-focused subjects from Irish-based scholars.

For more information please email Artefact [artefactjournal@gmail.com].

 


Contributors to Issue 7 edition include:

  • Julie Daunt – The abject, affect and repulsion in the works of Cecily Brennan
  • Nina Holmes – Prescribing ideologies: symptoms of modernism and modernity in Irish government health pamphlets (1950–64)
  • Emma McVeigh – ‘Alert to Continental influence’: sculpture and modernism in the Ulster Unit
  • Leslie O’Connor Turner – Illuminating façades in Bordon’s Evangeliary for Santa Giustina
  • Kathryn O’Regan – ‘The combing, the plaiting, the love of grooming’: hair and the politics of beauty in the work of Alice Maher
  • Ruth Sheehy – The liturgical art of Richard Enda King (1943–95) in Ireland
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