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Professor Eric Fernie FBA

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About this Fellow

History of Art



Current post

  • Formerly Director, Courtauld Institute of Art

Past Appointments

  • Director, Courtauld Institute of Art University of London, 1995 - 2003
  • Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh, 1984 - 1995
  • Dean, School of Fine Art and Music, University of East Anglia, 1977 - 1981
  • Witwatersrand University, Other Foreign Institutions, 1963 - 1967


Other History of Art and Music Fellows

Professor George Lewis

Music composition and improvisation; interactive media and computer music; history and criticism of experimental music and improvised music (United States and Europe); critical improvisation studies

Professor Katharine Ellis

The cultural history of music in France during the long nineteenth century: social and ideological factors influencing composition, performance, education and audience experience; music criticism; music in fiction; women's history