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Louis Shadwick

PhD student

Thesis: Memory and Myth: Edward Hopper and American Identity

Supervised by David Peters Corbett

Funded by AHRC/CHASE

Education

  • PhD, The Courtauld Institute of Art, (2018 – present)
  • MA History of Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Distinction, (2011 – 2012). (Special Option: ‘Art, Artists and 20th Century Modernism in Europe: Works, Contexts, Meanings’, taught by Professor Christopher Green.) Dissertation: “On Reflection: Lucian Freud’s Self-Portraits”.
  • BA History of Art, University of Bristol, First Class Honours, (2008 – 2011)

 

Awards & Grants

  • 2019, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Travel Grant
  • 2019, SAVAnT @ CHASE Research Travel Awards Shortlist Prize
  • 2018, AHRC-funded CHASE Doctoral Studentship (2018-21)
  • 2011, Dissertation Award, University of Bristol: “The window and the void in the work of Edward Hopper”

 

Research Interests

  • Edward Hopper
  • American painting c.1850 – 1950
  • American Studies
  • Regionalism
  • Nationalism
  • Realism
  • Collective Memory

Employment

  • Studio Assistant, Danny Lane Sculpture (2016-17)
  • Account Manager, Albany Arts Communications (2016)
  • Account Manager, Theresa Simon & Partners (2014-15)
  • Musician & Songwriter (2014-present)
  • Communications Officer, Blain Southern Gallery (2013-14)
  • Press Officer, London 2012 Cultural Olympiad (2012)
  • Junior Associate, Bolton & Quinn (2011-12)
  • Intern, Bolton & Quinn (2010)
  • Intern, Victoria & Albert Museum (2008)

 

Publications

  • Review, The Art Newspaper, Feb. 2019, Lucian Freud, ed. Mark Holborn/David Dawson
  • Editor, Damien Hirst: The Visual Candy Paintings, Blain Southern, 2013
  • Editor, Marius Bercea, Blain Southern, 2013
  • Editor, Lectori Salutem, Blain Southern, 2013

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