Issue 25 of “British Art Studies” is now online

Issue 25 of British Art Studies is now available online. 

December 6, 2023

This issue’s cover collaboration features new work by the artist Charwei Tsai, created during a recent residency at the Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridge. It is currently on view in Making New Worlds: Li Yuan-chia and Friends at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.

In this issue

“Sailors’ Valentines: Shell Mosaics from Victorian Barbados” by Molly Duggins of the National Art School

“Sydney Sugar Time: Reactivating Memories of Scottish Empire through Contemporary Art and Performance” by Emma Bond of the University of Oxford

“Masculinity and Isolation in the Self-Portraits of L.S. Lowry” by Ella Nixon of Northumbria University

“Social and Political Allusions in Turner’s Kirkby Lonsdale Churchyard” by Sam Smiles of University of Exeter

About British Art Studies

British Art Studies provides an innovative space for new peer-reviewed scholarship on all aspects of British art, architecture, and visual culture in their most diverse and international contexts. It is co-published by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, and the Yale Center for British Art.

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Charwei Tsai, Ancient Desires, 2023, ceramic offering vessels, dimensions variable, commissioned by Kettle's Yard and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, during a residency at Wysing Arts Centre. Made with the support of artists Lawrence Epps and Isobel Meredith-Hardy at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, and Marie Saint Bris, Paris. Digital image courtesy of Charwei Tsai / Photo: Lucy Rose Shaftain-Fenner