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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Professor John Picton

BSc (London)

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John Picton
Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Professorial Research Associate

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Professor John Picton
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Biography

West African sculpture, masquerade and textile history; and developments in sub-Saharan visual practice since the mid-19th century.

Teaching

Research

Disciplinary problems in the history and sociology of art; the visual culture of Africa and the diaspora; the art and archaeology of Nigeria; Yoruba and Benin sculpture; Ebira, northern Edo and Niger-Benue confluence cultures; textiles, masquerade, painting; Protection of antiquities; history and anthropology of visual arts; the legitimate development of art collections for museums; current and past traditions of visual practice in the contexts of cultural, ethnic, political and national identities.

Publications

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Book Chapters

Gore, Charles and Picton, John (2009) 'Denis Williams in Africa: A New Approach to its Arts and Technologies.' In: Williams, Charlotte and Williams, Evelyn, (eds.), Denis Williams, a life in works : new and collected essays. Amsterdam;New York: Rodopi, pp. 153-168.

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