Luke Morgan

Assoc Professor

20002023
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Biography

Associate Professor Luke Morgan is Director of Art History & Theory in the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture and an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His books include Nature as Model: Salomon de Caus and Early Seventeenth-Century Landscape Design (2006) and The Monster in the Garden: The Grotesque and the Gigantic in Renaissance Landscape Design (2016), both published by The University of Pennsylvania Press. He is the editor of two book series: Monsters and Marvels: Alterity in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds, published by Amsterdam University Press (https://www.aup.nl/en/series/monsters-and-marvels-alterity-in-the-medieval-and-early-modern-worlds), and Monash Studies in Art History & Theory (http://www.publishing.monash.edu/index.html), published by Monash University Publishing. He is also on the editorial board of the journal Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, which he has guest-edited. He has held grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, among others. His current research on the theme of enchantment in the early modern landscape is funded by an ARC Discovery Project Grant. His recent publications include the chapter on landscape in The Oxford Handbook to the Age of Shakespeare, ed. R. Malcolm Smuts (Oxford University Press, 2014), and the articles 'Living Rocks and Petrified Giants in Vicino Orsini's Sacro Bosco', in Architectural Theory Review 20: 1 (2015), and '"Anciently Modern and Modernly Ancient": Ruins and Reconstructions in Sixteenth-Century Italian Landscape Design’, in Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, vol. 36, no. 1 (2016). In Australia, his essays have appeared in books and exhibition catalogues published by The Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), The Miegunyah Press (Melbourne), Heide Museum of Modern Art, the Centre for Contemporary Photography and the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand.

Projects 2008 2023

Research Output 2000 2019

Dissonant Symphonies: The Villa d’Este in Tivoli and the Grotesque

Morgan, L., 2019, Ornament and Monstrosity in Early Modern Art. Askholt Hammeken, C. & Fabricius Hansen, M. (eds.). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press, p. 73-92 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

More Than Mere Ornament: The Cultural Impact of the Grotesque

Morgan, L., 2019, In : Kunstchronik. 72, 7, p. 361-368 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewResearchpeer-review

"Nocturnal Fowl Disorientated by Sunlight": Grottesche and Gardens in the Late Sixteenth Century

Morgan, L., 2019, Paradigms of Renaissance Grotesques. Acciarino, D. (ed.). Toronto, Canada: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, p. 401-431 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

“One and the same hand”: The engravings of Hendrick Goltzius

Morgan, L., 2019, Horizon Lines: Marking 50 Years of Print Scholarship. Stone, K. (ed.). Melbourne, Vic, Australia: University of Melbourne Library, p. 82-97 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Research

Perpetual Punishment: Callum Morton's 'Sisyphus'

Morgan, L., 2018, Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus 2017 Foundation. 8 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCatalogueResearch