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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Professor John Picton

BSc (London)

Overview

John Picton
Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Emeritus Professor

School of Arts

Emeritus Professor

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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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