Hailey Maxwell


Research title

Paris Between the Wars: Radical Art, Community and the Sacred

Research summary

This present research arises out of a long-standing interest in Georges Bataille and his legacy on French critical thought.

MA History of Art (Hons) and MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes (2014), writing the dissertation 'Metaphor and Myth: Georges Bataille and André Masson 1929-1938'



Scottish International Education Trust 2015-2018

Clark-Mile End Bursary 2016-17

Sutherland Page Trust 2016-17

Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust 2015-16

Fran Trust Travel Grant June 2017



Level 1 History of Art – Graduate Teaching Assistant 

Additional information


Arts Emergency

Association 19-20

Association of Art Historians

Dada & Surrealism Research Group led by Edinburgh College of Art



Andrew Millar Prize for History for my postgraduate taught dissertation



  • ‘Zurich Dada and Nationalism’ GRAMnet (Glasgow Refugee and Migrant Network) Research Open Day 2016, University of Glasgow

  • ‘Surrealist Collaborative Play’ written as part of a Group Critical Writing Residency curated by Cooper Gallery at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
    Paper was presented at 12-Hour Jamming Symposium Friday 25 July 2014, part of GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. 

Online Publications

Exhibition review "Antony Connelley: If You've Got the Money" Cable Magazine Issue 5 November 2017

"Learning from New Lanark" Conter

'Decaptiation in the "Low" Surrealist Revolution' Age of Revolutions January 2017


Journal and Book Reviewing 

Peer-reviewer for eSharp issue  'Rise and Fall' Spring 2017

Contributor to LSE Review of Books