Byzantium in Eastern European Visual Culture in the Late Middle Ages, edited by Maria Alessia Rossi and Alice Isabella Sullivan, engages with issues of cultural contact and patronage, as well as the transformation and appropriation of Byzantine artistic, theological, and political models, alongside local traditions, across Eastern Europe.
This series explores the art, architecture, and visual culture of regions of the Balkan Peninsula, the Carpathian Mountains, as well as early-modern Russia and Ruthenia between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries. Through historically grounded examinations of the visual and cultural productions of these Eastern European territories, this series highlights the prismatic relationships between local traditions, the Byzantine heritage, and cultural forms adopted from other models.
Call For Papers: Seminar Series, Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean (2014-15) Deadline: Jan 10, 2014 A Harvard University Research Seminar organized as part of the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, led by Alina Payne (Harvard University). This research seminar zeroes in on rivers as the cultural infrastructure of the Mediterranean worldContinue reading “Call For Papers: Art on the Move in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean”