• Expand Edinburgh | Scholarship

    David Wilkie Scholarship for the Study of Spanish Art

    David Wilkie Scholarship for the Study of Spanish Art

    The Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica and The University of Edinburgh are delighted to announce the creation of a fully-funded doctoral scholarship in Spanish art-historical studies, commencing in the academic year 2017/18. The scholarship will cover the University Home/EU/International tuition fees for three years (or four if required), together with an annual stipend of £14,000 for living costs and travel.

    The scholarship supports research on Spanish art including its reception by British artists, collectors, and critics. Proposals relating to the period between the 17th and the 20th century are particularly welcome.

    Applications should be submitted to the University of Edinburgh online postgraduate application system (History of Art) by 1 February. For further details, applicants are advised to contact the Postgraduate Office well before the deadline: HERE
    This scholarship has been created through the generosity of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica) in association with ARTES, the Iberian and Latin-
    American Visual Arts Group.

  • Expand UK | Prize

    Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize 2017

    This prize comprises an award of £1,000 for an essay of distinction which reflects Sir Denis Mahon’s life and interests.

    The prize is open to undergraduate or post graduate students aged 30 years or below.
    Closing date: Friday 8th September 2017. The winning student will be invited to present their essay as a lecture on 8th November 2017 at the National Museum, Warsaw, Poland.

    For full details, email Suzanne Marriott at:
    suzanne.marriott@crsblaw.com

  • Expand London, UK | Job

    Reviews Editor - The Burlington Magazine

    The Burlington Magazine, the world’s leading monthly English-language journal of art history, is seeking a Reviews Editor, to oversee the commissioning and editing of reviews of exhibitions and books.


    This is a senior position, reporting to the Editor. The successful applicant will have a higher degree in art history with academic expertise in some aspect of European fine or decorative art before 1800, and will be competent in one or more European languages. You should be highly organised with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks to strict deadlines.


    Good written, interpersonal and team-working skills are a must, and experience of working in a magazine, book or digital publishing environment, while not essential, is also desirable.


    It is a full-time post and is based at the Magazine’s office in central London.


    The salary is up to £40k, depending on experience, and comes with excellent benefits.

    Candidates must provide a CV and cover letter, addressed to Michael Hall, Editor, to recruitment@burlington.org.uk

    Shortlisted candidates must be available for interview from 6th – 15th September.


    Deadline for applications is Monday 14 August 2017.

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    JOB DESCRIPTION


    Job Title              Reviews Editor
    Reporting To     The Editor
    Location             The Magazine’s offices , 14–16 Duke’s Road, London WC1H 9SZ    
    Mobility              Occasional travel in London and Europe may be required, generally for short periods ranging from three to five days. The job holder should also have the flexibility to travel at short notice.
    Hours                  Full time, 5-days per week, 9am to 5pm

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Reviews Editor has day-to-day responsibility for commissioning and scheduling exhibition and book reviews in the Magazine, editing them, obtaining illustrations and liaising with their authors at every stage of the editorial process. The Reviews Editor may be consulted by the Editor about any articles or other editorial matter and may be asked to edit articles. The Reviews Editor may be consulted by the Digital Editor about reviews to be published online.


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


    •    Commission and schedule reviews of books and exhibitions for the Magazine.
    •    Liaise with authors of reviews at every stage of the commissioning and editorial process.
    •    Obtain illustrations for the reviews.
    •    Liaise on the design of the books and exhibition pages.
    •    Edit and proofread all reviews.
    •    Assist with proofreading articles.
    •    Keep the electronic forward plan (Trello) up to date and help to maintain the electronic database of contributors.
    •    Assist the Editor with any editorial matter, including reviewing or editing articles, that falls within the Reviews Editor’s area of academic expertise.
    •    Write reviews of books and exhibitions as required.
    •    Liaise with the Digital Editor on the choice and scheduling of reviews to be published online.
    •    Represent the magazine to the art historical community at large, including contributors (potential or existing), curators, academics, museums, galleries, advertisers, etc, as required by the Editor.
    •    Attend conferences, openings/private views, lectures and seminars as required by the Editor.
     
    SCOPE OF WORK


    Editorial


    •    Commission and schedule reviews of exhibitions and books after discussion with the Editor and, as required, other editorial staff.
    •    Edit and proofread all book and exhibition reviews, and edit articles as required.
    •    Liaise on the layout of the exhibition and book reviews.
    •    Assist with proofreading all articles.
    •    Assist with any editorial projects, such as special series, supplements, etc.
    •    If within the Reviews Editor’s area of expertise, translate articles, exhibition and book reviews into English, as required.
    •    Write exhibition and book reviews, as required.
    •    Liaise with the Digital Editor on the choice of reviews to be published online.
    •    Assist the Digital Editor with the online calendar of events.
    •    Perform other editorial duties as required.
    •    Attend and contribute to editorial and general staff meetings as required.


    External relations


    •    Represent the Magazine at art fairs (local & international), fundraising events, private gallery/dealer events, exhibition/museum events, conferences, etc., as required by the Editor.

    PERSON SPERCIFICATION:

    Essential qualifications:


    •    Art History higher degree
    •    General knowledge of the field of art history in conjunction with expertise in an area of European fine or decorative arts before 1800
    •    High level of proficiency in written English
    •    Good network of contacts throughout the international art historical community
    •    Strong Microsoft Word skills
    •    Competence in one or more European languages, and the ability to translate articles and reviews if necessary
    •    Must be able to work and reside in the UK


    Desirable qualifications:


    •    Magazine, journal or other publishing experience (editing, commissioning, and writing, etc.)
    •    Understanding of budgets
    •    Understanding of print and digital trends and issues in the field of journal publishing
    •    Appreciation of different social media platforms
    •    Knowledge of the art market and how it operates

    Candidates must provide a CV and cover letter, addressed to Michael Hall, Editor, to recruitment@burlington.org.uk

    Shortlisted candidates must be available for interview from 6th – 15th September.


    Deadline for applications is Monday 14 August 2017.

  • Expand London | Course

    Graduate programs in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby's Institute

    Graduate programs in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby's Institute

    The Master’s degree in Fine and Decorative Art and Design derives from the oldest program at Sotheby's Institute of Art, which started in 1969. It offers an integrated study of fine and decorative art and design based on case studies drawn from the late Renaissance through to the latetwentieth century. These studies are used as lenses through which to examine the production and materiality of art objects, and to consider aspects of consumption, including patronage and collecting and the historical and contemporary art market. Sotheby's Institute of Art in London is accredited by The University of Manchester, and offers world-class education across a variety of art world disciplines. 15-week Semester courses in Decorative Arts
    and Design also offered at the London campus.

    Visit www.sothebysinstitute.com for more information

    Sotheby's Institute of Art is The Graduate School of Art and Its Markets
    Evolving from a small connoisseurship program begun by Sotheby's Auction House in 1969 Sotheby's Institute of Art is now the leader in art business education and object based learning. Our faculty represent the best of the art world helping students master the unique forces at play at the
    intersection of art and commerce.

    www.sothebysinstitute.com

    Address: 30 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3EE United Kingdom
    Telephone: +44 (0)20 7462 3244
    Email: admissions@sothebysinstitute.com