Job title: Professor of Modern Art

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2313


Research: See Prof Neil Cox on Edinburgh Research Explorer

Current PhD students

Karolina Koczynska

Naomi Stewart

Joshua Bowker

Lara Demori

Allan Madden

Ana Pardo Garcia

Jonathan Portlock

Angeliki Roussou

Nancy Johnson

Andrew W Symons

PhD Supervision Topics

  • Continental philosophical aesthetics
  • Modern European art, particularly - Cubism, Surrealism, Braque, Picasso and Duchamp

Continental philosophical aesthetics, modern European art, especially Cubism, Surrealism, Braque, Picasso and Duchamp

Cox, Neil. 2017. “The Shape Of Feeling”. In Richard Serra Recent Drawings. Museum Boijmans van Beuningen.
Cox, Neil. 2017. “'violence' And 'sexuality'”. In Alberto Giacometti. Tate.
Cox, Neil. 2016. “Europe After The Rain”. In The Crystal In The Flame. Museu Picasso, Barcelona.
Cox, Neil. 2016. “Desire Bound”. In A Companion To Dada And Surrealism. Wiley-Blackwell.
Cox, Neil. 2016. “Pre-Socratic Surrealism”. In Bataille And Masson With Nietzsche, Sade And Heraclitus.
Cox, Neil. 2015. “A Is For Aesthetics”. Enclave Review.
Cox, Neil. 2015. Richard Serra 2014. Richard Serra 2014. Rizzoli International Publications.
Cox, Neil. 2014. “Picasso And Truth, From Cubism To Guernica”. Burlington Magazine 156 (1337).
Cox, Neil. 2014. Après Nature. In Picasso En El Taller. Fundacion Mapfre.
Cox, Neil. 2013. “Out In 'the Open' With Georges Braque And Saint-John Perse”. In The Art Book Tradition In Twentieth-Century Europe. Ashgate Publishing.
Cox, Neil. 2013. “Variation Xi: Paysasge/variation Xi: Landscape”. In Picasso Dans La Collection Nahmad/picasso In The Nahmad Collection. Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.
Cox, Neil. 2013. “Variation Xii: Galerie Des Personages/variation Xii: The Cast Of Characters”. In Picasso Dans La Collection Nahmad/picasso In The Nahmad Collection. Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.
Cox, Neil, and Mark Greengrass. 2012. “Painting Power: Antoine Caron’S Massacres Of The Triumvirate”. In Ritual And Violence: Natalie Zemon Davis And Early Modern France. Oxford University Press.
Cox, Neil. 2011. “In The Presence Of Things: Four Centuries Of European Still-Life Painting”. European Still Life Painting 1840-1955. Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.
Cox, Neil. 2011. “Picasso: (In)Human Face”. Angelaki 16 (1).
Cox, Neil. 2010. Picasso's 'toys For Adults'. Picasso's 'toys For Adults'. National Galleries of Scotland.
Cox, Neil. 2010. The Picasso Book. The Picasso Book. Tate.
Cox, Neil. 2009. “The Sur-Reality Effect: The 1930S”. In Picasso: Challenging The Past. The National Gallery.
Cox, Neil. 2008. “Dunkle Materie: Braques Schwarz”. In Georges Braque. Hatje Cantz Verlag.
Cox, Neil. 2007. “Braque And Heidegger On The Way To Poetry”. Angelaki 12 (2).
Cox, Neil. 2007. “A Painting By Antoine Caron”. Papers Of Surrealism.
Cox, Neil. 2007. “The Origin Of Masson's Massacres”. Umeni LV (5).
Cox, Neil. 2001. “Critique Of Pure Desire, Or When The Surrealists Were Right”. In Surrealism: Desire Unbound. Tate Publishing.
Cox, Neil. 2000. Cubism. Cubism. Phaidon.
Cox, Neil. 2000. “La Mort Posthume: Maurice Heine And The Poetics Of Decay”. Art History 23 (3).