Kemp, Martin (John)
KEMP, Martin (John)
KEMP, Martin (John). Scottish (born England), b. 1942. Genres: Art/Art history, Sciences. Career: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, lecturer in history of art, 1965-66; University of Glasgow, lecturer in history of art, 1966-81; University of St. Andrews, Scotland, Faculty of the Arts, professor of fine arts, 1981-95, associate dean of graduate studies, 1983-87; Royal Scottish Academy, professor of history and hon. member, 1985-; University of Cambridge, Slade Professor of Fine Art, 1987-88; St. Leonard's College, provost, 1991-93; British Academy, Wolfson Research Professor, 1993-98; University of Oxford, professor of the history of art, 1995-. Princeton University, NJ, Institute of Advanced Study, fellow, 1984-85; New York University, NYC, Benjamin Sonnenberg Visiting Professor of Fine Arts, 1988; Association of Art Historians, chairman, 1989-92; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Wiley Visiting Professor, 1993. Publications: Leonardo da Vinci: The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man, 1981; Geometrical Perspective from Brunelleschi to Desargues: Pictorial Means or an Intellectual End?, 1985; (co-author) Leonardo da Vinci, 1989; (ed.) Leonardo on Painting: An Anthology of Writings, 1989; The Science of Art, 1990; (coed.) The Altarpiece in the Renaissance, 1990; Behind the Picture: Art and Evidence in the Italian Renaissance, 1998; The Oxford History of Western Art, 2000; Visualizations: The "Nature" Book of Art and Science, 2000.