Russian music in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; music and nationalism; power structures and culture in the Soviet Union
About this Fellow
Italian painting of the sixteenth century; European Sculpture 1480-1920; the history of the collecting and display of European art.
- Formerly Director, The National Gallery
- Formerly Director, The National Gallery, 2015
Social and cultural histories of photographic practices; photography, anthropology and colonialism; history of museums, archives, collecting and cultural heritage; photographs in historiography, theory of history and historical method
Musicology of South Asia, including history, theory, analysis and social context of music in North India and Nepal; music and religion in South Asia; analysis of world music; music cognition, performance and meaning in oral traditions
Modern and contemporary art; abstraction; special interests in the legacies of the constructive avant-gardes and in contemporary art; the relationship between art and theory; new critical perspectives on art