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Are souvenirs a modern phenomenon? Watch this film with Dr Leah R. Clark (The Open University), Dr Katherine Wilson (University of Chester) and Elizabeth Montgomery (Collections and Interpretation Officer) in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester to find out.

Leon Wainwright and Leah Clark discussing the complexities of the term globalisation for Art History in relation to Renaissance and contemporary art. Includes Chinese porcelain, De Bry prints, and works on canvas by Frank Bowling.

Dr Kathleen Christian discusses the history of the ancient statue ‘the Laocoön group' and its excavation in the Renaissance. Learn more about the work with additional resources.

Professor Gill Perry explores an installation by the British artist Roger Hiorns called  Seizure (2008). The artist poured 75,000 litres of heated copper sulphate solution into an abandoned ground floor flat in South London. Learn more about the work with our teaching resources.

In this short film Dr Leah R Clark explores a Renaissance plaquette, which copies an image of Apollo and Marsyas from an ancient gem. Learn more about the work with our teaching resources.

Dr Clare Taylor explores the design and purpose of this wallpaper whose pattern and colours were inspired by the new movements of the 1960s. Learn more about the work with our teaching resources.

Dr Susie West takes a look at the small medieval church of St Michael and its new life on a university campus.

Professor Elizabeth McKellar explores Walton Hall, a classical country house, that now forms the centre of The Open University campus at Milton Keynes.

Dr Amy Charlesworth explores the form and content of American artist Martha Rosler's postcard novels from the late 1970s through the lens of what has become known as 'feminist art histories'. Learn more about the work with our teaching resources.

Dr Angeliki Lymberopoulou examines a Cretan panel painting (icon), produced on the island during the period it was under Venetian domination, that copies the work of a famous Cretan master, Michael Damaskinos.

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