Find out about the society's mission, membership and events
Meet the 2016-17 team
Pitch to this term's "Oculus" magazine
It is a common misconception that art is inaccessible, difficult to understand and intimidating. Established and run by students, aptly named after the first Professor of Art History at Oxford University, the Edgar Wind Society exists to make art history accessible to everyone.
We aim to encourage engagement with the History of Art, to promote involvement beyond academic study and to offer an environment within which one can nurture an interest, develop a passion or take a fresh look at art. Art history is an interdisciplinary subject, something we are keen to develop not only within the university but around Oxford.
Our weekly events provide the opportunity to get involved: from renowned speakers such as Waldemar Januszczak and Martin Kemp, weekly gallery tours and behind-the-scenes talks, film screenings and social evenings, there is no shortage of exciting and diverse events to attend.
£5 = 1 term membership
£15 = 1 year membership
£35 = 3 year membership
Membership gives you free entry to society events. You will receive regular email updates to ensure you’re always informed of what’s going on.
If you’re interested either send us an e-mail at email@example.com (to pay by bank transfer or cheque) or sign up in person at any of our events (with cash or cheque).
Name: Oli Lloyd-Parry
Favourite Work of Art: The prospect of
choosing a single favourite artist or artwork
is unimaginable to me.
Name: Ariana E. Kalliga
Subject: History of Art
College: St Peter's
Favourite Work of Art: Antoine Pevsner's Anchored Cross
Name: Jemima Hubberstey
Subject: MSt Literature and Arts
College: Harris Manchester
Favourite Work of Art: The Bloomsbury Group as a whole!
Name: Miranda Shaw
Favourite Work of Art: Turner's Modern Italy- the Pifferari
Name: Georgia Merchant
Favourite Work of Art: The Farnese Herakles
Name: Naomi Polonsky
Subject: French & Russian
College: St Edmund Hall
Favourite Work of Art: Marina Abramović's The Lovers, The Great Wall Walk
Name: Lottie Kent
Subject: English & Italian
Favourite Work of Art: Renato Guttuso's Vucciria
In order to submit to "Oculus" please write an 100-word pitch outlining the concept of your piece. The piece can be prose or poetry, long or short and directly or indirectly related to the theme.