Renaissance Art History Cambridge

Julia Biggs | Freelance Art Historian

Julia Biggs MA (Cantab) is a freelance art historian, writer, lecturer and tutor, committed to student-centred learning.  Through Renaissance Art History Cambridge, she runs courses, informal talks, study days and gallery visits.

Her specialist areas are 15th and 16th century Italian painting, with a strong emphasis on image-making and artistic patronage (exploring less frequently examined topics such as female patronage), and the relationship between visual art and religion. 

Latest News: What makes Passover such a sensory-heavy Jewish meal?  Find out in Julia's catalogue entries for the exhibition Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800 at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.  

For another 'tasty treat' check out Julia's exhibition story on the fruit-laden Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shevat.