Dr Paul Taylor

Contact details

Name:
Dr Paul Taylor
Position:
Curator (Photographic Collection)
Institute:
Warburg Institute
Location:
WOBURN SQUARE, LONDON WC1H 0AB
Phone:
020 7862 8949
Email address:
paul.taylor@sas.ac.uk

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Early Modern, History of art
Regions:
Europe
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Seventeenth-century Dutch art theory; Iconography

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
28-May-2016 “Mass” and “Massing” from Karel van Mander to Roger Fry

Articles

Tributes to Jean Michel Massing: Towards a Global Art History, eds Mark Stocker and Philip Lindley, Chicago: Harvey Miller/Brepols

21-Mar-2016 The Visual Culture of Holland in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its European Reception

Edited Book

(with Jacek Jazwierski) Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL

21-Mar-2016 Houding and Keeping

Conference papers

The Visual Culture of Holland in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its European Reception, eds Jacek Jazwierski and Paul Taylor, Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL

15-Sep-2015 Condition: the Ageing of Art

Monographs

London: Paul Holberton publishing. ISBN 978 1 907372 79 7

06-Nov-2014 The Practice of Painting in Dutch Art Theory

Conference papers

Begrifflichkeit, Konzepte, Definitionen. Schreiben über Kunst und ihre Medien in Giovan Pietro Belloris Viten und der Kunstliteratur der Frühen Neuzeit, eds Elisabeth Oy-Marra, Marieke von Bernstorff and Henry Keazor. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz

19-Sep-2014 Text and Image

Articles

Cahiers du post-diplôme «Document et art contemporain» 4, École européenne supérieure de l'image, Angoulême et Poitiers

01-Jul-2014 Gombrich and the Idea of Primitive Art

Conference papers

Meditations on a Heritage: Papers on the Work and Legacy of Sir Ernst Gombrich

01-Jul-2014 Meditations on a Heritage: Papers on the Work and Legacy of Sir Ernst Gombrich

Edited Book

London: Paul Holberton publishing. ISBN 978 1 907372 54 4

01-Jan-2013 Leonardo in the Low Countries

Conference papers

Lives of Leonardo, eds T. Frangenberg and R. Palmer. London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno

01-Jan-2013 ‘Zwierich van sprong': Samuel van Hoogstraten’s Night Watch

Conference papers

The Universal Art of Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627-1678), painter, writer and courtier, ed. T. Weststeijn. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

01-Jan-2013 Italian Artistic Terms in Karel van Mander

Conference papers

Translating Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries, eds Sven Dupré and Harold J. Cook. Zürich and Münster: LIT Verlag.

01-Jan-2011 Rembrandt’s Injustice of Piso

Journal articles

Oud Holland, 124, pp. 112-118

01-Jan-2011 Henri Frankfort, Aby Warburg and 'Mythopoeic Thought'

Journal articles

Journal of Art Historiography, 5

01-Jan-2011 Colouring Nakedness in Flanders and Holland

Conference papers

The Nude and the Norm in the Early Modern Low Countries, eds K. De Clippel, K. Van Cauteren and K. Van der Stighelen, Turnhout (Brepols), pp. 65-79

01-Jan-2011 Adriano Castellesi and the School of Athens

Articles

Mantova e il rinascimento italiano: Studi in onore di David S. Chambers, eds P. Jackson and G. Rebecchini, pp. 179-89. ISBN 978-88-7495-405-6

01-Jan-2011 Iconology and Iconography

Research aids

Renaissance and Reformation, Oxford Bibliographies Online

01-Jan-2010 Vermeer, Lairesse and Composition

Monographs

Hofstede de Groot Lecture, Netherlands Institute for Art History, Zwolle (Waanders) 2010, ISBN 978 90 400 7708 1

01-Jan-2010 Images and Stories

Journal articles

The Monist: an International Quarterly Journal of General Philosophical Inquiry, 93, pp. 370–383

01-Jan-2009 Julius II and the Stanza della Segnatura

Journal articles

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 67, pp. 103-41

01-Jan-2008 Moche Libation Bottles

Conference papers

Iconography without Texts. London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno Editore

01-Jan-2008 Iconography without Texts

Edited Book

London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno. ISBN 978 0 85481 143 4

01-Jan-2008 Flatness in Dutch Art: Theory and Practice

Journal articles

Oud Holland, 121, pp. 153-184

01-Jan-2006 The Iconography of Cylinder Seals

Edited Book

London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno. ISBN 0 85481 135 4

01-Jan-2006 The Warburg Institute's Photographic Collection and the Diversity of Mesopotamian Art

Conference papers

The Iconography of Cylinder Seals. London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno.

01-Jan-2004 William Gouw Ferguson, James Hamilton, Leendert Knijff, Simon Luttichuys, Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, Caspar Smits, Jan Frans van Son, Simon Verelst and William Verelst

Articles

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press

01-Jan-2004 Michelangelo’s Mistakes in the Generation of Christ

Journal articles

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 67, pp. 285-294

01-Jan-2004 Boötes on the Farnesina Ceiling

Journal articles

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 67, pp. 295-300

01-Jan-2002 Karel van Mander, The Lives of the Illustrious Netherlandish and German Painters, edited by Hessel Miedema, 6 volumes, Doornspijk, 1994-1999

Review

Oud Holland, 115, pp. 131-54

01-Jan-2000 Two new flower paintings by Gillis van Coninxloo III

Journal articles

Oud Holland, 114, pp. 131-8

01-Jan-2000 Pictorial Composition from Medieval to Modern Art

Edited Book

(with François Quiviger) London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno. ISBN 0 85481 125 7

01-Jan-2000 Composition in Dutch Art Theory

Conference papers

Pictorial Composition from Medieval to Modern Art.  London and Turin: Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno.

01-Jan-1998 The Glow in late sixteenth and seventeenth-century Dutch paintings

Journal articles

'Looking through paintings: the study of painting techniques and materials in support of art historical research', ed. E. Hermens, Leids Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, 11, pp. 159-75

01-Jan-1997 Piero della Francesca’s Giants

Journal articles

(with Caroline van Eck) Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 60, pp. 243-7

01-Jan-1996 Dutch flower painting 1600-1750: an exhibition

Monographs

London: Dulwich Picture Gallery. ISBN 1898519099

01-Jan-1996 Les fleurs et Dieu au XVIIe siècle

Chapters

L’Empire de flore: histoire et représentation des fleurs en Europe du XVI e siècle au XIXe siècle, ed. S. van Sprang, Brussels, pp. 250-60

01-Jan-1995 Dutch flower painting, 1600-1720

Monographs

New Haven: Yale University Press

01-Jan-1995 Piero’s Flagellation and the Conventions of Painted Narrative

Articles

(with Charles Hope) Piero della Francesca, ed. A. Uguccioni, Cultura e Scuola, XXXIV, 134, pp. 48-101

01-Jan-1994 Darkness at noon: Rembrandts Nachtwacht

Articles

Kunstschrift, 38/6, pp. 22-7

01-Jan-1992 The Concept of Houding in Dutch Art Theory

Journal articles

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 55, pp. 210-32

Research Projects & Supervisions

Past PhD topics supervised:

Dates Details
From: 02-Oct-2006
Until: 11-Feb-2010
Light and Shadow in Netherlandish Art 1600-1750: Theory and Practice

Ulrike Kern

Available for doctoral supervision: Yes

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
01-Jan-2009 E. H. Gombrich: a Memorial Colloquium

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

01-Jan-2006 Iconography without Texts

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

01-Jan-2003 The Iconography of Cylinder Seals

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

01-Jan-1998 Visual Humour in World Art

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

01-Jan-1996 Pictorial Composition, 1400-1800

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

01-Jan-1993 Art Literature in Europe, 1550-1750

Conference held at the Warburg Institute

Other editing/publishing activities:

Date Details
Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

Editor 1995-6 and 2009-

Knowledge transfer activities:

Details
Iconography: the Semantics of Images

Fifteen lectures delivered to the Department of Philosophy, University of Guanajuato, 4-8 August

From Mechanism to Technique: Diderot, Chardin, and the Practice of Painting

Public lecture at presentation of 'Ad fontes! Niederländische Kunst des 17. Jahrhunderts in Quellen', eds. Claudia Fritzsche, Karin Leonhard and Gregor J.M. Weber. Goethe-Institut, Amsterdam, 11th February

Dead Deities in Western Art

Public lecture to the departments of Philosophy and Art History, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, 8th February

The Complex Management of an Art Historical Photographic Collection

Images: Content, Recognition, Classification. Images School Paris, CNRS

Houding and Keeping

Conference: The Visual Culture of Holland in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its Relations with England, University of Lublin

The Amateur from Vasari to Diderot, via Rembrandt

Conference: Artificii Occulti: Knowledge and Discernment in the Artistic and Scientific Cultures of Early Modern Europe, University of Bern

Humour in Karel van Mander’s Schilder-Boeck

Workshop: Bild-Witz, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence

Karel van Mander and Italian Art Terminology

Workshop: Translating Knowledge and the Invention of Vocabulary in the Early Modern Low Countries, University of Ghent

Adriano Castellesi and The School of Athens

Conference: Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Venice

The Practice of Painting in Dutch Art Theory

Workshop: Bellori’s Terminology: Tradition, Construction, and Usage in His Lives and Art Literature in the Early Modern Period, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome

Gombrich and the Idea of Primitive Art

Conference: E. H. Gombrich: a Memorial Colloquium, Warburg Institute

‘Zwierich van sprong': Samuel van Hoogstraten’s Night Watch

Conference: The Universal Art of Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627-1678), Painter, Writer and Courtier, University of Amsterdam

Colouring Nakedness in Flanders and Holland

Conference: The (Counter)Reformation Countered. Considering the Nude and the Norm in the Early Modern Netherlands, University of Leuven

Leonardo in the Low Countries

Conference: Lives of Leonardo, Leonardo Society, Warburg Institute

Moche Libation Bottles

Conference: Iconography without Texts, Warburg Institute

The Warburg Institute’s Photographic Collection and the Diversity of Ancient Near Eastern Art

Conference: Iconography of Cylinder Seals, Warburg Institute

Wit in Shang Art

Conference: Art and Religion in Ancient China, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

The Glow in Dutch Art

Conference: Art Literature in Europe 1550-1750, Warburg Institute

Van Mander and Hoogstraten on Draperies

Conference: Doek op Doek, University of Utrecht

Harmony and Composition in Seventeenth-century Dutch Art Theory: the Concept of Houding

Conference: The Low Countries and the World, University College, London

Consultancy & Media
Available for consultancy:
Yes
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