23 Μαρτίου 2021
|19:00 - 20:30||
Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World
About the Speaker:
Ivan Drpić specializes in the art, architecture, and material culture of Byzantium and its Slavic neighbors in Southeastern Europe, with emphasis on the period from the eleventh through the fifteenth centuries. His areas of research and teaching interest include the interface between the visual and the verbal, medieval aesthetics and theories of the image, the agency of art objects, the history of subjectivity, and the cultural interactions between Byzantium and the Slavic world. Drpić is the author of the award-winning Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium (Cambridge University Press, 2016). He has been the recipient of fellowships and grants from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair, University of Pennsylvania, Department of the History of Art