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Dr Robert Wellington

Dr Robert Wellington
Lecturer, Center for Art History and Art Theory
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
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Canberra ACT 0200
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Dr Robert Wellington is a lecturer in the School of Art Centre for Art History and Art Theory at ANU. He is an art historian with a special interest in the role of material culture in history making and cross-cultural exchange. Prior to receiving a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Sydney, Robert has ten years experience in various roles in the contemporary arts sector. His research interests include: French art, 1500-1900; theories of history; the history of collecting; antiquarianism; material culture; print culture; images of war; mapping; and transcultural aesthetics. His book Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past was published by Ashgate in 2015.

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Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a future past. Single author monograph (Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, in Press, October 2015)

“Médailles en mouvement: la réception des médailles de Louis XIV à la croisée des cultures,” in Yvan Loskutoff (dir.) Le Médailles de Louis XIV et Leur Livre, trans. Y. Loskutoff, (Mont-Saint-Aignan, PURH, forthcoming, 2015).

“Lines of Sight: Imaging the ephemeral in Louis XIV’s gardens at Versailles,” in Stephen H. Whiteman (ed.), Mobilizing Landscape: Articulating Authority in the Early Modern World (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming, 2016).

“Louis XIV’s Medals Cabinet at Versailles,” The Medal 67 (Autumn, 2015).

“The cartographic origins or Adam-Franz van der Meulen’s Marly Cycle,” in Print Quarterly 28, 2 (June, 2011).

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