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Welcome

"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint" - Edward Hopper.

Want to discover what art is trying to say? We are internationally recognised for our teaching and research across art history, from renaissance studies and 18th-19th century art to contemporary art, curating and art from Latin America. Our courses allow you to study your passion in a stimulating and friendly environment while developing key professional skills for a wide range of exciting careers.

Why Art History at Essex?

Masters scholarships

Masters scholarships

We have a range of masters scholarships available to support talented students to undertake postgraduate study in art history from October 2014. The application deadline is 12 May.

Staff blog

Read our staff blog to find out more about our Art history lecturers’ teaching, research and publications, the exhibitions they visit as well as the conferences and other events they’re involved in.

Sophie's blog

Sophie Dickey

Sophie is an undergraduate student. She loves going to galleries and museums, playing video games and practising karate. Her blog features a wide variety of art from the 15th Century to the present day.