Prof. Peter Humfrey, Art Pursuits Abroad
Prof. Peter Humfrey joined Art Pursuits Abroad as Art History Advisor in July 2017. Peter Humfrey is Emeritus Professor of Art History at the University of St Andrews, where he taught from 1977 until his retirement in 2012. He is the author of numerous publications on Italian Renaissance art, including monographs on Cima da Conegliano (1983) and Titian (2007), and an introductory survey of Painting in Renaissance Venice. He has served on the committees of several major international loan exhibitions, including at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. He was co-author of the catalogue of the Age of Titian exhibition, held at the National Gallery of Scotland in 2004, and was guest curator of the exhibition Of Heaven and Earth: Five Hundred Years of Italian Paintings from Glasgow Museums, which toured seven venues in North America in 2013-15. In 2005 he received the award of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana for services to Italian culture.