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Euan McArthur

Dr. Euan McArthur is a graduate of Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen and has taught at Duncan of Jordansone College of Art and Design since 1993, during which he served periods as Programme Leader for Fine Art History and Theory, and as Head of the School of Fine Art. He has a background in exhibition organization and publication. He completed his PhD in 2005, entitled CEMA and the Arts Council in Scotland: Background, Politics and Policy, 1919 – 1947. His research interests are focused on recent and contemporary visual art, and on the institutional development of the art infrastructure in Scotland.

Research Projects
The Demarco Digital Archive, 2005 – 08, £312,000 grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Board (now Council). PI, with Arthur Watson and Elaine Shemilt (CIs). Approx. 10,000 searchable digitized images and documents from the Richard Demarco Archives

10 Dialogues: Richard Demarco, Scotland and the European Avant Garde (exhibition), Royal Scottish Academy 26 November 2010 – 9 January 2011. £77,000 from Creative Scotland, the Henry Moore Foundation, the Royal Scottish Academy and the governments of Germany, Poland and Romania. Co-curator with Arthur Watson.

10 Dialogues: Richard Demarco, Scotland and the European Avant Garde (publication). Designed to accompany and expand upon the exhibition of the same title. Edited and with texts by the co-curators, and by ten other writers.
ISBN 978-0-905783-21-5

The Case of Yevtushenko’s Shoulder: the Photography of Richard Demarco: Approx. 3,000 word essay for Studies in Photography 2010 (the yearbook of the Scottish Society for the History of Photography
ISSN 1662-0510.

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