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Francis Blore; Fine Art

Pastime; Pass Time; Past Time: A Reflective Exploration on Drawing as Experience.


Kai Wang; Fine Art

An Autoethnographic Enquiry of Self-Documentary Practices Based On My Personal Family Experiences


Natasha Toms

The Multivalence Of The Image Within Baroque Painting.

Research Interests

Craig is the author of several books including Monochrome: Darkness and Light in Contemporary Art (2015), Retroactivity and Contemporary Art (2018) and Painting, History and Meaning: Sites of Time (2021). 

His next book, Weak Painting After Modernism: Material Strategies 1968-1978 will consider the development of painting in the US through the philosophical lens of weak thought.

Also in preparation is a second edition of his 2013 research monograph, After Modernist Painting: The History of a Contemporary Practice.


Craig completed a practice-based PhD in Fine Art in 2002. His research sought to examine reflexivity’s role in relation to the production and subsequent interpretation of non-representational painting. Whilst he continues to consider separate categories of painting and the discourses that they engender, his research has broadened out to encompass historiographies of modernism and the relationship between time and the visual arts.

Craig arrived in Northampton in 2003 and is a Reader in Fine Art and the programme leader for the MA Fine Art.


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