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Art History & Theory

Dr Georgina Cole

Art History & Theory Lecturer

+612 9339 8744

Georgina studied art history at the University of Sydney, receiving the University Medal in her Honours year. She completed her PhD in 2010 with a thesis on doors and architectural space in eighteenth-century genre painting. Since 2006, she has taught art history and theory at the University of Sydney, and in 2011 joined the National Art School’s Art History Theory program.
Georgina was a Visiting Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Ct, from October to December 2011, and regularly contributes lectures to the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales. Her recent publications include: ‘Rethinking vision in eighteenth-century paintings of the blind’, Art Theory as Visual Epistemology, ed. Harald Klinke (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), Fugitive forms and grand designs: 16th to 19th century drawings from the collection of Justice Roddy Meagher (Sydney: University Art Gallery, 2014) and “Looking back at Zoffany”, Art History 35, no 4 (2012).
She recently curated an exhibition of early modern drawings, Fugitive forms and grand designs: 16th to 19th century drawings from the collection of Justice Roddy Meagher at the University Art Gallery, University of Sydney and has worked as a researcher in photography at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Office location: Building 22, National Art School
Phone: +612 9339 8744
Email: enquiries@nas.edu.au