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Professor Dawn Adès FBA

About this Fellow

History of Art Central America South America USA, Canada and/or Mexico Mexico Eastern Europe including Russia Southern Europe Spain Western Europe



Current post

  • Professor Emerita of Art History and Theory, University of Essex

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, Institute of Latin American Studies University of London, 1973 - 1975
  • Lecturer, Reader, University of Essex, 1978 - 1990
  • Professor of Art History and Theory, University of Essex, 1990
  • Professor Emerita of Art History and Theory, University of Essex, 2017

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1999 - 2002


Dada and Surrealism reviewed 1978

Salvador Dali 1982

Art in Latin America: the modern era 1820-1980 1989

Other History of Art and Music Fellows

Sir Nicholas Penny

Italian painting of the sixteenth century; European Sculpture 1480-1920; the history of the collecting and display of European art.

Professor Svetlana Alpers

Painting and its cultural circumstances in Europe, 1500 to the present; writing about and critical attitudes to looking at art; the practice and uses of photography

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