• 15 October 2014
  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Public Study Room, Paul Mellon Centre

Professor Lisa Tickner discusses Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 film Blow Up.

About the speaker

  • Head and shoulders portrait of Lisa Tickner

    Lisa Tickner is Honorary Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art, where she was Visiting Professor from 2007-2014, and Emeritus Professor of Art History at Middlesex University.

    She is a Trustee of the Art Fund (2010-) and a member of the publications committee of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (2004-10, 2012-). She has served on the Blue Plaques Panel of English Heritage (2007-15), on the Steering Committee for Tate's Leverhulme-funded research project, Art School Educated: Curriculum Change in UK Art Schools 1960-2010 (2008-14), on the Humanities Research Board (now the AHRC, 1994-97), on the British National Committee of the Comite International de Histoire de le Art (1993-2001), and on the Paul Mellon Advisory Council (1993-8). She gave the Paul Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery in London and at the Yale Center for British Art in 1996. 

    Lisa Tickner has been a visiting fellow at the Yale Center for British Art (1990), Kreeger-Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northwestern University (1991), and visiting fellow at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute (2007).