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Professor Andrew McNamara

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts

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Name
Professor Andrew McNamara
Position(s)
Professor
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts
Discipline *
Visual Arts and Crafts, Art Theory and Criticism, Other Language, Literature and Culture
Phone
+61 7 3138 5524
Fax
+61 7 3138 3974
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (University of Sydney), MA(Hons) (University of Sydney), BA (University of Sydney)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Professor, Art history/theory; Visual Arts, Creative Industries faculty.
  • Chair, Australian committee, Comité International d’Histoire de l’art (CIHA)
  • International committee, EAM (European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies
  • Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities;
  • Fellow, Queensland Academy of Art and Sciences (QAAS);
  • Peer reviewer, Australian Research Council;
  • National Advisory board of the Australian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN);
  • Organizing committee, European Network for Avant-garde and modernist studies (EAM)
  • Editorial board, Eyeline magazine and Art Monthly Australia;
  • Executive, Brisbane Consortium for the Visual Arts.
Keywords

Aesthetics - philosophy, Architectural history & theory, Art and architecture, Art history, Australian art, Contemporary art, Cultural history, Indigenous art & culture, Modernism in art, built environment & spatial theory

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Professor Andrew McNamara teaches art history and theory, in Visual Arts in the Creative Industries Faculty of QUT. He has wide-ranging research interests, including modernism; contemporary art; Australian and indigenous art; design and architecture; critical cultural theory in relation to technology, society and media; and aesthetics. His publications include: Sweat—the subtropical imaginary (2011); An Apprehensive Aesthetic (2009); Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia, with Ann Stephen and Philip Goad (2008). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

For further publications details, see Eprints, but also Academia: https://qut.academia.edu/andrewmcnamara

 

 

 

 

This information has been contributed by Professor Andrew McNamara.

Experience

Prof McNamara is the new chair of the Australian committee of CIHA, Comité International d’Histoire de l’art. In addition, he is on the national executive of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) and on the executive of the international committee of the EAM, the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies. He is currently focused on a number of research projects, including an ARC Discovery project, Bauhaus Australia: Transforming Education in Art, Architecture and Design.

This information has been contributed by Professor Andrew McNamara.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2015
Details
Fellow, the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences (QAAS).
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Dean's award for excellence in research - highly commended. 15 April 2003
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
2010 book of the year awarded to 2010 book of the year awarded to An Apprehensive Aesthetic: The Legacy of Modern Art from the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2013
Details
Winner of the 2007 Art Association of Australia & New Zealand Power Institute Prize for Best Book: Modernism & Australia: Documents on Art, Design & Architecture 1917-1967
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2007
Details
Dean's award for excellence in postgraduate supervision - highly commended. 10 May 2005
Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2012
Details
Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities (November 2012).
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2010
Details
QUT, Vice-Chancellor's Award In recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the University.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Bauhaus Australia: Transforming Education in Art, Architecture and Design
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP160103820
Start year
2016
Keywords
Title
The Unwritten History of Australian Modernism
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0347073
Start year
2003
Keywords
Australian Art History; Visual Arts & Crafts; Architecture & Built Environment; Modernism; Design History & Cultural Theory

Supervision