Mar 03 2010 | Posted by SSSandy

Landscape art and the urbanisation of the United States

Professor Corbett, who is also Director of the Centre for Modern Studies, is one of only a small number of researchers outside the US working in this field.

His expertise has been recognised by the Smithsonian Institution which has awarded him a Terra Senior Fellowship to spend six months conducting research at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum in Washington DC.

His research in Washington is part of a wider project, supported by a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust, exploring the relationship between city, landscape, and American painting between 1850 and 1930.

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