Dr Thomas Frangenberg
Reader in Art History
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Thomas Frangenberg studied Art History, Archaeology, and Christian Archaeology at the Universities of Cologne, Bonn and the Warburg Institute, London. He received his doctorate from the University of Cologne. Since 1990 he has been working at the University of Leicester. He has taught modules on Ancient Roman and Early Christian Art and Architecture, Italian Art and Architecture 1400-1800, and Conceptual Art and its Aftermath in Britain. He has read numerous conference papers, organized or co-organized several conferences, curated four small exhibitions, and acted as buyer for the Contemporary Art Society. In 1986 he received the 'Premio Nicoletta Quinto'. From June 2001 to December 2002 he held a grant from the Getty Grant Program.
Current Research Projects
His research interests are European Art and Architecture 1500-1770, Italian Art Theory 1400-1800, the history of linear perspective and its relation to the theory of optics. His book Der Betrachter; Studien zur florentinischen Kunstliteratur des 16. Jahrhunderts was published in 1990. His co-edited book on Secular Sculpture 1300-1550 was published in 2000.
- Conceptual Art and its Afterneath in Britain
- Italy Field Trip
- Central Italian Sculpture of the Sixteenth Century
Most Recent Publications
‘Il libro d’arte illustrato: la Aedes Barberinae di Girolamo Tezi ed oltre’, Bollettino della Deputazione di Storia Patria per l’Umbria, 106, 2009, pp. 35-45
‘Reza Aramesh: Actions’, in Reza Aramesh: Between the Eye and the Object Falls a Shadow, Dubai 2009, pp. 1-4