Publications and Conference Papers


Journal articles and papers:

Grace Made Manifest: Hamo Thornycroft’s Artemis (1880) and the Healthy and Artistic Dress Union.’ The Sculpture Journal (in press, Spring 2015),

‘Aesthetic Metamorphosis: G.F. Watts’ Clytie (1868-1878).’ Immediations 3 (2014): 54-73.

‘A Good Soldier: Gilbert Bayes and the Equestrian Statuette’, Nineteenth-Century Contexts 36 (2014): 7-21. (

‘George Frampton: New Sculpture and Art Nouveau’, Art Nouveau Sculpture: Obrist and His Contemporaries: Papers and Proceedings, (Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2010). Available online here.

‘Patterns of Femininity: ornamenting and abstracting the female body in the work of Sir George Frampton’, Obrist, Sculpture and Abstraction: Papers and Proceedings, (Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2010). Available online here.

Book Reviews:

‘William Morris Textiles.’ The Art Newspaper. Issue 248. July-August 2013.

‘A Collection of Images and Echoes.’ Journal of Victorian Culture 18 (2013): 298-300.

‘Dickens and the Sentimental Tradition.’ The History of Emotions Blog. Posted 21 January 2013. (

‘Facing Beauty.’ Immediations vol. 3, no. 1 (2012). 135-37.

‘Art Meets Commerce: The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857. ′ Art History 35 (2012): 851-53.

‘Lucien Pisarro in England: The Eragny Press 1895-1914’, The Burlington Magazine, May 2011.

Conference Papers:

Upcoming Papers:

Papers Given:

‘The Good Soldier? Chivalric costume and conduct in Gilbert Bayes’ Edwardian Statuettes.’ Beyond the Garden Party: Rethinking Edwardian Culture. Durham and York Universities, April 2013.

‘”A Gordian shape of dazzling hue”: Colour and artifice in George Frampton’s Lamia (1900).’ Polychromy and its Environments: New Perspectives on Colour and The Display of Nineteenth-Century Sculpture. Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, June 2012.

‘”A house of yesterday, not of today”: British Art at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle.’ “The Device of Bringing them All Together”: international and imperial exhibitions, 1851-1924. Tate Britain, London, June 2012.

‘Metamorphosis in Sculpture and Sexuality in the Nineteenth Century: G.F. Watts’s Clytie 1868-78’, Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality, History, University of Exeter, 26-27th April 2012.  Find out more here.

‘New Sculpture, Old England: British sculpture on display at the 1900 Exposition Universelle’, British Art as International Art, 1851 to 1960 postgraduate symposium. British Art Research Group, University of East Anglia. 20-21st April. Find out more here.

‘An Edwardian Knight: Gilbert Bayes’s Equestrian Statuettes’, Courtauld Institute of Art Postgraduate Symposium, 8-9 March 2012.

‘Questioning The Concise Dictionary of Dress: space, experience, language’. Intersections: Architecture and Poetry, Courtauld Institute of Art, 3-4th June, 2011.

Domestic Dreams and Utopian Idylls: Medieval Dress in the work of William Reynolds-Stephens,  Historians of British Art Session, Radical-Neo: The Past in the Present in British Art and Design, CAA 99th Annual Conference, New York, February 9-11th 2011.

Alfred Gilbert and the Logic of the Fold; Modern and Contemporary Research Seminar, Courtauld Institute of Art, Research Forum South Room, Monday 13th December 2010. Available here.

George Frampton: New Sculpture and Art Nouveau – Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, June 2010

Patterns of Femininity: Ornamenting and Abstracting the female body in the work of Sir George Frampton – Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, June 2010

The Creative Power of The World: Ruskinian Beauty versus Darwinian Aesthetics in Rossetti’s Venus Verticordia – AAH Postgraduate Symposium, University of York, November 2009. Available here.

Henry Holiday: An Artist’s Album – Associate Scholars’ Workshop, The Courtauld Institute of Art, May 2009

The Tale of Rupert Potter and Mr. Millais the Popular Painter – Associate Scholars’ Workshop, The Courtauld Institute of Art, March 2009