University of Sussex: Art History

InstitutionUniversity of Sussex View institution profile
Department American Studies
Telephone 01273 876612
Study type Research


From world-leading research to our radical approach to the histories of art, from exceptional links with museums and galleries to Brighton’s distinctive arts culture – you’ll find Sussex a truly exceptional place to work on your research project.

**Areas of study**

We offer research supervision in the history of art and architecture, including:

- the history of the visual arts and architecture of western Europe in the early modern and modern periods
- Byzantine art
- Renaissance art
- 18th-century art
- art and empire
- British and North American art of the 20th century
- contemporary visual culture, especially photography.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The University of Sussex




We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

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