Dr Péter Bokody
Profiles

Dr Péter Bokody

Lecturer in Art History

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

Role


Postgraduate coordinator for Art History
Stage One personal tutor for Art History
PALS coordinator for Art History
International and Erasmus Exchange coordinator for Art History

Qualifications

PhD (2010)
Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest

MA (2006)
Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest

BA (2004)
Art History and Art Theory, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Fellow
Niki - Istituto Universitario Olandese, Florence (2016)
Kunsthistorisches Institut – Max Planck Institut, Florence (2009)
Index of Christian Art, Princeton University, Princeton (2009)

Lecturer
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest (2013)

Associate Lecturer
McDaniel College, Budapest (2007-13)
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (2012-13)
University of Fine Arts, Budapest (2010) 

Professional membership

Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)
International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA)
Association of Art Historians (AAH)
Art and Christianity Enquiry (ACE) 

Teaching interests


Undergraduate

ARHI401 Intensive Introduction to Art History
ARHI402 Art Historiography
ARHI408 Intensive Introduction to Art History and Fine Art Studio Practice
ARHI501 Self-Reflexivity in Western Art and Visual Culture
ARHI605 Dissertation I - Theories and methods
ARHI608 Dissertation II

Postgraduate

MARE703 Research Methods in Art History
MRes supervision

Research interests

Meta-painting
Political iconography
Art and culture of Medieval and Renaissance Italy
Representations of sexual violence
Art and ethics
Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas

Grants & contracts

ICMA-Kress Book Award (2013)
International Center of Medieval Art, Cloisters

3rd Best Dissertation Award (2011)
Central European University, Budapest

Creative practice & artistic projects

Icons and Relics: Veneration of Images between East and West
Curator, Pannonhalma Abbey (March 21 - Nov 11, 2014)

Image and Christianity: Visual Media in the Middle Ages
Curator, Pannonhalma Abbey (July 10 - Sep 30, 2014)

Monograph
Images-within-Images in Italian Painting: Reality and Reflexivity. Burlington: Ashgate, 2015.

Exhibition Catalog
Image and Christianity: Visual Media in the Middle Ages. Pannonhalma: Pannonhalma Abbey, 2014.

Journal Articles
“After Paradigm: Iconography and Giotto.” IKON: Journal of Iconographic Studies 7 (2014): 131-141.

“Secularization and Realistic Turn in Italy: Antonio Fissiraga’s Funerary Monument in Lodi.” IKON: Journal of Iconographic Studies 5 (2012): 351-362.

“Dániel – megjegyzés a klosterneuburgi oltár Feltámadás reggele-táblájának ikonográfiájához” (Daniel –Note on the Iconography of the Morning of the Resurrection Panel of the Klosterneuburg Altarpiece). Művészettörténeti értesítő 52 (2003): 233-236.

Book Chapters
"Framing Peace and Politics: The Allegory of Justice by Giotto in the Arena Chapel." In Framings, ed. Slavko Kacunko, Ellen Harlizius-Klück and Hans Körner, 13-27. Berlin: Logos, 2015. 

“Mural Painting as a Medium: Technique, Representation and Liturgy.” In Image and Christianity: Visual Media in the Middle Ages, ed. Péter Bokody, 136-151. Pannonhalma: Pannonhalma Abbey, 2014.

“Justice, Love and Rape: Giotto’s Allegories of Justice and Injustice in the Arena Chapel, Padua.” In The Iconology of Law and Order, ed. Anna Kerchy and György Szőnyi, 55-66. Szeged: JATE Press, 2012.

“Idolatry or Power: St.Francis in Front of the Sultan.” In Promoting the Saints: Cults and Their Contexts from Late Antiquity until the Early Modern Period, ed. Ottó Gecser and others, 69-81. Budapest: CEU Press, 2010.

Reviews

“Jennifer Sliwka: Visions of Paradise - Botticini’s Palmieri Altarpiece.” Art and Christianity 87 (2016): 17.

“KlausKrüger: Politik der Evidenz - Öffentliche Bilder als Bilder der Öffentlichkeit im Trecento.” sehepunkte 16, no. 7/8 (2016).

“Julian Gardner: Giotto and His Publics - Three Paradigms of Patronage.” Speculum 87 (2012): 556-558.

Selected conference papers and lectures

The Long Shadow of Taddeo Gaddi
Giotto’s Circle Away-Day, Cambridge, 2016

Before Self-Affirmation: Self-Aware Painting in Early Renaissance Art
34th CIHA Congress
Comité International de l’Histoire de l’Art, Beijing, 2016

Images of Rape in Italian Painting
Dutch University Institute for Art History, Florence, 2016

Sexual Violence Against Women in Fourteenth-Century Italian Painting
Center for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Queen Mary University, London, 2016

Visual Self-Reflexivity at the Dawn of the Renaissance
Art History Research Seminar
Trinity College, Dublin, 2014

The Structure of Iconographic Innovations: the Case of Giotto
Iconology at the Crossroads
Iconographic Studies, Rijeka, 2013

Patterns of Reflexivity? Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1278-1348)
Medieval Art in Theory Conference
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2010

The Cathedral of Siena and the Presentation in the Temple by Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Architectura Picta. La representation de l’architecture dans la peinture
École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris) and Kunsthistorisches Institut (Florence), Paris, 2009

Kronotopos. Narrative strategies in the Homilies on the Life of the Virgin
Bridges and Boundaries: Revisiting the Byzantine Inheritance
Center for Hellenic Traditions, Central European University, Budapest, 2009

Presence and Performativity
44th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2009

Between Art and Iconography: Representation-within-representation in Assisi
Medieval Mise-en-abyme: the Object Depicted Within Itself
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2009

How to Petrify: Pseudo-Sculptural Animal Decoration in the Lower Church of Assisi
International Medieval Congress: The Natural World
Institute for Medieval Studies, Leeds, 2008

Between Ubertino and Olivi: The Allegory of Obedience in Assisi
Letteratura profetica, oracolare e sibillina fra XIII e XV secolo
Palazzo dei Musei, Modena, 2008

A History of Image-within-Picture in the Art of Medieval Italy (1290-1350)
Bildanalyse – interdisziplinär: Bildverständnis in den Wissenschaften
Deutsch-Italienisches Zentrum Villa Vigoni, 2008

Links

http://plymouth.academia.edu/PeterBokody/