British Art Studies, Issue 7:
Autumn 2017

Publicaton Date
November 2017
Standard Number
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art

British Art Studies is an open access, peer-reviewed digital journal published jointly by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. The journal provides an innovative space for new research and scholarship of the highest quality on all aspects of British art, architecture, and visual culture in their most diverse and international contexts.

British Art Studies is one of the few completely open access journals in the field of art history, providing a platform for digital publishing as well as a forum for debate about the digital humanities and fair use. 



Elegant Engravings of the Pacific: Illustrations of James Cook’s Expeditions in British Eighteenth-Century Magazines, by Jocelyn Anderson

A Photobook of the Shimmer: Pearl Fisheries, Photography, and British Colonialism in South Asia, by Natasha Eaton

“The Snob’s Chaldron”: Alexander Davison and the Private Patronage of History Painting in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain, by Katherine Gazzard


Seeing Red, a Cover Collaboration feature with Glenn Adamson, with photography by Richard Caspole

Art by the Many: London Style Cults of the 1960s, a Conversation Piece feature coordinated by Thomas Crow

“From a Sheet of Paper to the Sky”, an In the Artist's Words feature by Inga Fraser

The Famous Women Dinner Service: A Critical Introduction and Catalogue, a Look First feature by Hana Leaper

The Famous Women Dinner Service: In Conversation with Contemporary Art, a Look First feature discussion between Judy Chicago, Hana Leaper, and The Women's Art League filmed by Jonathan Law