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Research interests include: Greek and Roman art and archaeology, especially sculpture; portraiture; Alexander the Great; late antique art; Byzantine mosaics; Byzantine aesthetics; polychromy; the legacy of classical antiquity in the modern age.

Greek and Roman art. Early Christian and Byzantine art (KUN111/KUN121).

Antiquity and the classical tradition (KUN253/KUN203)

Mediterranean art (KUN323 Spring 2013)

 

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. Sovende figurer - fra antik 'haveskulptur' til samtidskunst. Klassisk Forum. 36-54.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Chromatic variation in late antique rainbows. CLARA Classical Art and Archaeology. 25 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Texture, Colour and Surface Appearance of the Cividale Stuccoes. CLARA Classical Art and Archaeology. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Perceiving Matter. Visual, Material and Sensual Communication – an introduction. CLARA Classical Art and Archaeology. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Mytologi på mode. Dolce & Gabbanas "græske" kollektioner. Klassisk Forum. 37-49.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Les tentures fleuries peintes à Baouît. Antiquité Tardive. 321-332.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Karen Rose Mathews, Conflict, Commerce, and an Aesthetic of Appropriation in the Italian Maritime Cities 1000-1150. Speculum. 868-869.
  • Show author(s) 2020. From antique mimesis to contemporary hyperrealism. Elephant&Castle. Laboratorio dell'immaginario. 4-20.
  • Show author(s) 2019. The Classical in Contemporary Sculpture: a Global View. Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens. 103-113.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Mimesis som kunstnerisk strategi. Klassisk Forum. 5-17.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Karl Frederik Kinch - a Danish pioneer in Thessaloniki . CLARA Classical Art and Archaeology. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The Barletta Colossus revisited: The methodological challenges of an enigmatic statue. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 55-72.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Nike - fra Samothrake til Shanghai. Klassisk Forum. 70-83.
  • Show author(s) 2018. In search of the patron : late antique art in context. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 1-21.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Barletta kolossen - en statue af en senantik kejser. Klassisk Forum. 27-39.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The head posture of Alexander the Great. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 1-22.
  • Show author(s) 2017. På sporet af det græske portræt. Klassisk Forum. 73-83.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Towards a 'polychrome history' of Greek and Roman Art. Journal of Art Historiography. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. The Barletta Colossus Revisited: The Methodological Challenges of an Enigmatic Statue. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 55-72.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Riace-bronzerne i rampelyset. Klassisk Forum. 24-34.
  • Show author(s) 2015. The State of Early Christian Iconography in the Twenty-First Century. Studies in Iconography. 99-134.
  • Show author(s) 2015. The Barletta colossus revisited: The methodological challenges of an enigmatic statue. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 55-72.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Michelangelo Pistolettos Venere degli stracci. Kunst og kultur. 84-93.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Den store kirke i Konstantinopel - et forunderligt syn. Klassisk Forum. 60-71.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Optical Colour Blending in the Rotunda Mosaics at Thessaloniki. Musiva et sectilia. International Journal for the Study of Ancient Pavements and Wall Revetments. 63-92.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Glimt af Thessalonikis guldmosaikker. Klassisk Forum. 38-52.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Arkæologisk sommermode 2014. Klassisk Forum. 32-42.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Trompe-l'oeil i antik kunst. Klassisk Forum.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Aesthetic Viewing of Marble in Byzantium: From Global Impression to Focal Attention. Arte Medievale. 9-28.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Realisme og fiktion i senantikke portrætter. Klassisk Forum. 41-57.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Vénus de Milo - brug, misbrug og genbrug. Klassisk Forum. 42-52.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Symmachus, Boethius and the Consecratio ivory diptych. Antiquité Tardive. 205-215.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Visual and functional aspects of inscriptions in early church floors. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 45-63.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Private portraits in late antiquity: observing the subject. Journal of Roman Archaeology (JRA). 359-370.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Colour and Context: Reconstructing the Polychromy of the Stucco Saints in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale. Arte Medievale. 9-24.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Centcelles - et gådefuldt senantikt monument ved Tarragona. Klassisk Forum. 64-78.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Alexander den Store som moderne ikon. Klassisk Forum. 35-44.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The Mosaic of the Female Musicians from Mariamin, Syria. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 87-107.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Teatret i Carthago Nova - en restaureringshistorie. Klassisk Forum. 30-42.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Romerske spolier i San Giusto, Trieste. Klassisk Forum. 99-106.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Billedets væsen. Reflektioner over den byzantinske billedstrid. DIN - Tidsskrift for religion og kultur. 85-99.
  • Show author(s) 2009. What is Ugly? Art and Taste in Late Antiquity. Arte Medievale. 9-20.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Platon og billedernes bedrag. Klassisk Forum. 41-52.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Antik mode i langobardisk regi. Klassisk Forum. 38-51.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Picturing Ideal Beauty: the Saints in the Rotunda at Thessaloniki. Antiquité Tardive. 321-336.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Parthenon tempel, kirke, moske, monument. Klassisk Forum. 38-49.
  • Show author(s) 2007. From Greek Original to Modern Pastiche: the Reformulation of the Classical Statue in Contemporary Art. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 241-265.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Det klassiske og reklamen. Klassisk Forum. 37-44.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Making Sense of the Spolia in the Little Metropolis in Athens. Arte Medievale. 95-114.
  • Show author(s) 2006. From Greek Original to Modern Pastiche: The Reformulation of the Classical Statue in Contemporary Art. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 243-267.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Ara Pacis - genfødt i et nyt årtusind. Klassisk Forum. 34-51.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Mitorajs moderne myter - nyt liv til gamle former. Klassisk Forum. 46-57.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Likeness and Icon: The Imperial Couples in Hagia Sophia. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 175-203.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Chiragan - en problematisk samling af antik skulptur fra en villa nær Toulouse. Klassisk Forum. 37-51.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Praxiteles' Hermes i Olympia fra rekonstruktion til dekonstruktion. Klassisk Forum. 77-86 : ill..
  • Show author(s) 2004. Donatellos bronze David - mellem krop og sjæl. Kunst og kultur. 26-42 : ill..
  • Show author(s) 2004. Aesthetic Aspects of Palaiologan Art in Constantinople: Some Problems. Transactions. 11-26.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Word and image in ancient Greece (N. Keith Rutter and Brian A. Sparkes, eds.). The Classical bulletin. 290-295.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The Image of Anicia Juliana in the Vienna Dioscurides: Flattery or Appropriation of Imperial Imagery? Symbolae Osloenses. 169-190.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Savedoff, Frames, and Parergonality. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. 320-323.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Falconets og Collots rytterstatue i St. Petersborg. Kunst og kultur. 203-214.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Ducks, Dolphins, and Portrait Medallions: Framing the Achilles Mosaic at Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia). Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 245-267.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Konstantinopel: Nye Roma, fra storhet til fall - og forfall. Kirke og kultur. 99-100.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Konstantinopel: Nye Roma, fra storhet til fall - og forfall. Kirke og kultur. 99-100.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Billedet af Anicia Juliana i Dioskourides-manuskriptet i Wien: Et politisk manifest eller bare et Billede? Bulletin - Bysantinska Sällskapet. 5-15.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Billedet af Anicia Juliana i Dioskourides-manuskriptet i Wien: Et politisk manifest eller bare et Billede? Bysantinska Sälskapet. Bulletin. 5-15.
  • Show author(s) 2000. "Salomon, jeg har overgået dig!" Anicia Julianas kirkebyggeri i Konstantinopel. Kirke og kultur. 117-127.
  • Show author(s) 2000. "Salomon, jeg har overgået dig!" Anicia Julianas kirkebyggeri i Konstantinopel. Kirke og kultur. 117-127.
  • Show author(s) 1999. The Word-Image Controversy: Are Pictures to be Taken Seriously? Symbolae Osloenses. 92-96.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Junius Bassus sarkofagen: et kristent manifest for en romersk senator. Kirke og kultur. 33-44.
  • Show author(s) 1997. The Visor of Agilulf: Longobard Ambition in Romano-Byzantine Guise. Acta Archaeologica. 139-151.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Mythological Sculpture in the Fourth Century A.D.: The Esquiline Group and the Silahtaraga Statues. Istanbuler Mitteilungen. 307-316.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Heidegger, Schapiro, Derrida og van Goghs udtrådte støvler. Kunst og kultur. 228-233.
  • Show author(s) 1993. The Public Image of Alexander the Great. Alexander the Great. reality and Myth (Analecta Romana Instituti Danici, suppl. XX). 85-92.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Sculpture in the Round in the Early Byzantine Period: Constantinople and the East. Aspects of Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium (Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Transactions, Vol. 4). 85-97.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Alexander den Store i senantikken. Klassisk Forum. 57-61.
  • Show author(s) 1992. Aphrodisias og den senantikke Idealplastik. Klassisk Forum. 78-84.
  • Show author(s) 1992. "Individualized Types" and "Typified Individuals" in Theodosian Portraiture. Acta Hyperborea. 237-248.
  • Show author(s) 1991. A Different Interpretation of the Nicomachorum-Symmachorum Diptych. Jahrbuch für Antike und Christentum. 116-128.
  • Show author(s) 1990. Den sensationelle senantikke 'Sevso' sølvskat. Klassisk Forum. 37-41.
  • Show author(s) 1990. A Head of a Boy in Oslo: Theodosius' Grandson? Istanbuler Mitteilungen. 201-206.
  • Show author(s) 1990. A Christ and the Apostles Relief in Search of a Date. Arte Medievale. 99-115.
  • Show author(s) 1989. The Olive-Tree Pediment and the Daughters of Kekrops. Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia. 1-21.
  • Show author(s) 1989. Hic est: hic Stilicho. The Date and Interpretation of a Notable Diptych. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. 319-371.
  • Show author(s) 1988. The Athenian Acropolis: The Position of Lions and Leopards. Acta Archaeologica. 229-234.
  • Show author(s) 1988. Physiognomics and the Iconography of Alexander the Great. Symbolae Osloenses. 51-66.
  • Show author(s) 1988. Graeco-Roman Influence on Gandhãra Sculpture. Acta Hyperborea. 140-150.
  • Show author(s) 1988. Bluebeard - a Snake-tailed Geryon? Opuscula Atheniensia. 123-136.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2019. The polychromy of stucco. Dressing the female saints in Tempietto Longobardo, Cividale, c. 750.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The spolia in the Little Metropolis in Athens.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Hellenistic portraiture between the ideal and the real.
  • Show author(s) 2016. The Hephaisteion in the Byzantine Period.
  • Show author(s) 2016. In search of the patron: late antique styles in context.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Colour, Light and Luminosity in the Rotunda Mosaics.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Subtlety and simulation in late antique opus sectile.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Alois Riegl and Early Theories of Late Roman Art.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Abstraction in late antique art.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Alexander the Great in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The opus sectile Decoration from Porta Marina and Theodosian Aesthetics.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Der Kuppelbau von Centcelles: Runder Tisch/Abschlussdiskussion.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Attire and Personal Appearance.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The Partial Figure and the Fragment in Ancient and Modern Art.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Session chair.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Paint as signifier: Recreating the appearance of the stucco sculptures at Cividale.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Introduction to 'Portraiture and the Constantine Arch'.
  • Show author(s) 2008. The Writing on the Floor: Inscriptions in early mosaic pavements.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Rhetoric of Materials in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale.
  • Show author(s) 2007. The Mosaic of the Female Musicians from Mariamin, Syria.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Private Portraits in Late Antiquity: Observing the Model.
  • Show author(s) 2007. From Temple to Church: The Redefinition of the Sacred Landscape on the Acropolis.
  • Show author(s) 2006. The Aesthetics of Marble and Coloured Stone.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Defacement and Replacement as Visual Strategies in Ancient Ruler Images.
  • Show author(s) 2005. What is Ugly? Art and Taste in Late Antiquity.
  • Show author(s) 2005. La lamina di Agilulfo: una narrativa longobarda - e la sua moderna transformazione.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Picturing Ideal Beauty: Images of Saints.
  • Show author(s) 2003. From Greek Original to Modern Pastiche: the Reformulation of the Classical Statue in Contemporary Art.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Antiquus et modernus: Spolia in Medieval art - Western, Byzantine and Islamic.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Zoe e i suoi tre mariti.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Sarigüzel Sarcophagus and Triumphal Themes in Theodosian Art.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The Martyr Portraits in the Rotunda at Thessaloniki.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The Martyr Portraits in the Rotunda at Thessaloniki.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Stifterbilledet af Theodor Metochites i Chora-kirken i Konstantinopel.
  • Show author(s) 2000. The martyr portraits in the Rotunda mosaics and the Graeco-Roman tradition of characterization.
  • Show author(s) 2000. The martyr portraits in the Rotunda mosaics and the Graeco-Roman tradition of characterization.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Navneindskrifter i byzantinske mosaikker.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Billedet af Anicia Juliana i Wiener Dioskurides ca. 512.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Billedet af Anicia Juliana i Wiener Dioskurides ca. 512.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Basilike eikon: Visuel panegyrik i Hagia Sophia (Istanbul).
  • Show author(s) 2000. A che cosa serve un nome? Le iscrizioni dei nomi e degli epiteti nelle immagini bizantine: usi e significati.
  • Show author(s) 2000. A che cosa serve un nome? Le iscrizioni dei nomi e degli epiteti nelle immagini bizantine: usi e significati.
  • Show author(s) 2000. A che cosa serve un nome? Iscrizioni di nomi e di epiteti nelle immagini bizantine: usi e significati. What's in a name? The meaning of name inscriptions in Byzantine Art.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Æstetiske aspekter af palæologisk kunst.
  • Show author(s) 1999. The Byzantine Artist and his Models: The Constantinian Mosaics at Nabeul and 'perennial Hellenism'.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Ducks, Dolphins and Portrait Medallions: Framing the Achilles Mosaic at Pedrosa de la Vega.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Reflections on the enigmatic 'Lady of Carthage' mosaic.
  • Show author(s) 1995. The Arts of the Court in Early Byzantine Constantinople.
  • Show author(s) 1993. The Eternal Ruler, ca 400- ca 800.
  • Show author(s) 1991. Early Theodosian Ivories: Problems of Style, Chronology and Iconography.
Book review
  • Show author(s) 2021. Rezension zu: Niels Hannestad: What did the Sarcophagus of Symmachus look like? Late Antique Pagan Sarcophagi, Aarhus 2019. Plekos: Elektronische Zeitschrift für Rezensionen und Berichte zur Erforschung der Spätantike.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Review of A Companion of Roman Art, ed. B.E. Borg (2015). CLARA Classical Art and Archaeology. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Bokanmeldelse: M. Prusac, From Face to Face. Recarving of Sculpture and Late Antique Portrait Art, leiden 2011. Klassisk Forum. 77-80.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Rezension von: L.M. Stirling, The Learned Collector. Mythological Statuettes and Classical Taste in Late Antique Gaul, Ann Arbor 2005. Sehepunkte. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Review of R. Leader-Newby, Silver and Society in Late Antiquity, London 2004. Speculum. 1318-1320.
  • Show author(s) 2004. N.Keith Rutter and Brian A. Sparkes, eds., Word and Image in Ancient Greece, Edinburgh 2000. The Classical bulletin. 290-295.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Donatellos bronze David - mellem krop og sjæl. Kunst og kultur. 26-42.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) 2021. Domus sapienter staurata.Scritti di storia dell'arte per Marina Righetti. Silvana Editoriale.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Le due vite del colosso. Edipuglia.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited. Papers from the 2014 Symposium at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Ekdoseis Kapon, Athen.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) 2016. Η Ροτοντα της Θεσσαλονικης και τα Ψηφιδωτα της.
  • Show author(s) 2016. The Rotunda in Thessaloniki and its Mosaics.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Græsk skulptur fra dædalisk til hellenistisk.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Obelisk Base in Constantinople: Court Art and Imperial Ideology.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Late Fourth Century Classicism in the Plastic Arts. Studies in the so-called Theodosian Renaissance.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2013. Mosaik og mode. PERSONAE - Tidsskrift for klær, kropp, kultur. 70-75.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Jeans - Made in Italy. PERSONAE - Tidsskrift for klær, kropp, kultur. 174-179.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Fra kejser til McQueen. PERSONAE - Tidsskrift for klær, kropp, kultur. 62-67.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Visioner af et hovedværk i romansk skulptur: Umberto Eco og Moissac portalen. Kunsthistorie som fjernundervisning – 200-nivå.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Bayeux-tæppet: en billedreportage fra middelalderen. Kunsthistorie som fjernundervisning – 200-nivå.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Duften af Antinoos. Nutid og fortid - møde eller konfrontation. Klassisk Forum. 83-87.
  • Show author(s) 2003. De hellige tre konger i Petra. Kirke og kultur. 299-314.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Byzantinsk kunst til salg - Kypern og Nikaea. Kirke og kultur. 329-337.
Interview
  • Show author(s) 2006. Statueangrep i tusenvis av år.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Bestyrerkaos i Roma.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2021. The Hephaisteion in the Byzantine Period. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Reconsidering the figural marble panels found in St Polyeuktos, Constantinople. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. The Barletta Colossus and the Problem of its Identity. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. From Alexandria to Kenchreai? The Puzzle of the glass sectile panels. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Abstraction in late antiquity. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Colour, Light and Luminosity in the Rotunda Mosaics. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Subtlety and simulation in late antique opus sectile. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. The Style and Visual Characteristics of the Centcelles Mosaics. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. The Opus Sectile at Porta Marina and the Aesthetics of Interior Decoration. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Defacement and replacement as political strategies in ancient ruler images. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Attire and Personal Appearance in Byzantium. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. From Temple to Church: the Redefinition of the Sacred Landscape on the Acropolis. 28 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Formal Shortcomings or a Different Kunstwollen: Ritualisation and the Arch of Constantine. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Monochromy, Dichromy and Polychromy in Byzantine Art. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2010. The Rhetoric of Materials in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Gamle statuer i nye værker. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Italian Art: Giulio Paolini and Carlo Maria Mariani. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2006. The Satyr Portraits in Aeschylus' "Theoroi": Spitting Images or Art History in a Different Key? 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Antiquus et modernus: Spolia in Medieval Art - Western, Byzantine and Islamic. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Rifacimento nel panello imperiale in Santa Sofia di Costantinopoli: Zoe e i suoi tre mariti. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2003. What's in a name? The Meaning of Name Inscriptions in Byzantine Art. 1 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Sarigüzel Sarcophagus and Triumphal Themes in Theodosian Art. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Byzantine Artist and his Models: The Constantinian Mosaics at Nabeul (Tunisia) and perennial Hellenism. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Representing an Emperor: Style and Meaning on the Missorium of Theodosius I. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Representing an Emperor: Style and Meaning on the Missorium of Theodosius I. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Abundance of Nature - the Wealth of Man: Reflections on an Early Byzantine Seasons Mosaic from Syria. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Continuity and Change in Ruler Imagery: the Eternal Victor 400-800 AD. 16 pages.
Encyclopedia article
  • Show author(s) 2017. Women at the Tomb. vol. II, 706-707. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Sculpture: Wood (Reliefs on Doors). vol. II, 488-489. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Reliquary: Silver. vol. II, 409-412. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Maximian of Ravenna: Ivory Throne. vol. II, 124-125. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Mariamin mosaic. vol. II, 107-107. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ivory Diptychs: Religious (Christian). vol. I, 426-427. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Diptych Carrand. vol. I, 427. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Box: Ivory (Maskell Casket). vol. I, 211-212. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ascension Panel. vol. I,129-130. In:
    • Show author(s) 2017. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2015. Antikk skulptur i Nasjonalmuseet. Katalog av S. Sande og S. Ahrens. Kunst og kultur. 248-249.

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Publications                               Bente Kiilerich

                                             

 

1. Det Gamle Athena-tempel på Akropolis samt øvrig tempelarkitektur og arkitektonisk skulptur i Attika fra ca. 600 til 480 f.Kr. (unpubl. mag.art. dissertation) Copenhagen University 1985, (168 pp) 

 

2.  “Skulptursamlinger: Før, nu og i fremtiden”, Klassisk arkæologisk forenings meddelelser, no. 6/7, februar 1987, 20-24.

 

3.  “Physiognomics and the Iconography of Alexander”, Symbolae Osloenses 63, Oslo 1988, 51-66.

 

4. “Bluebeard - a Snake-Tailed Geryon?”, Opuscula Atheniensia 17, Athens/Stockholm 1988, 123-136.

 

5.  “Graeco-Roman Influence in Gandhara Sculpture”, Acta Hyperborea 1, Copenhagen 1988, 140-150.

 

6.  “The Athenian Acropolis: The Position of  Lions and Leopards”, Acta Archaeologica 59, Copenhagen 1988 (1989) 229-234.

 

7.  “Mosaikkene i St.-Georg rotunden”, Klassisk arkæologisk forenings meddelelser, no. 11, oktober 1988, 10-16.

 

8.  Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, Copenhagen: Gyldendal 1989 (368 pp).

 

9.  “Hic est: hic Stilicho: the Date and Interpretation of a Notable Diptych”, Jahrbuch des deutschen archäologischen Instituts 104, Berlin 1989, 319-371. Co-author: Hjalmar Torp.

 

10. “The Olive-tree Pediment and the Daughters of Kekrops”, Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia ser. altera 7, Rome 1989, 1-21.

 

11. “Kunsten omkring 400 e.Kr.”, Antikkens venner 5, februar 1989, 9-10.

 

12. “Kunsten omkring 400 e.Kr.”, Klassisk arkæologisk forenings meddelelser no. 12,  februar 1989, 9-10.

 

13. “A Christ and the Apostles Relief in Search of a Date”, Arte medievale II Ser., anno IV, I, Rome 1990, 99-115. Co-author: Hjalmar Torp.

 

14. “A Head of a Boy in Oslo: Theodosius' Grandson?”, Istanbuler Mitteilungen 40, 1990, Istanbul/Tübingen, 201-206.

 

15. “Den sensationelle senantikke ‘Sevso’ sølvskat”, Klassisk Forum 1990:1, 37-41.

 

16.  Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, Copenhagen: Gyldendal; 2.ed. 1991.

 

17. “A Different Interpretation of the Nicomachorum-Symmachorum Diptych”, Jahrbuch für Antike und Christentum 34, Bonn 1991, 115-128.

 

18. “ ‘Individualized Types’ and ‘Typified Individuals’ in Theodosian Portraiture”, Acta Hyperborea 4, Copenhagen 1992, 237-248.

 

19.  “Förandringar i Konstantinopel och östra Medelhavsområdet under senantikken och den tidiga medeltiden”, KAF-meddelelser 21, oktober 1992, 12-14.

 

20.  “Aphrodisias og den senantikke idealplastik”, Klassisk Forum 1992:1, 78-83.

 

21. Late Fourth Century Classicism in the Plastic Arts. Studies in the so-called Theodosian Renaissance, Odense University Press 1993, (385 pp) (doctor philosophiae thesis, Copenhagen University)

 

22. “ The Public Image of Alexander the Great”, in: Alexander the Great. Reality and Myth. Analecta Inst. Dan. Rom., suppl. 20, Rome 1993, 85-92.

 

23.  “Sculpture in the round in the early Byzantine Period - Constantinople and the East”, in: L. Rydén, J.O. Rosenqvist eds.,  Aspects of Late Antiquity and early Byzantium, Transactions of the Swedish Institute Istanbul 1993, 85-97.

 

24. “Alexander den store i senantikken”, Klassisk Forum 1993:1, 57-61.

                                                                                                                     

25.  “Blandt guder og herskere i Østen”, review of H. E. Mathisen, Sculpture in the Parthian Empire I-II, Aarhus 1993, Politiken 14. marts 1993, 2. sektion s. 4.

 

26.  “Mythological Sculpture in the Fourth Century A.D.: The Esquiline Group and the Silahtaraga Statues”, Istanbuler Mitteilungen 44, Istanbul 1994, 307-316; Co-author Hjalmar. Torp.

 

27.  “Heidegger, Derrida, Schapiro og Van Goghs udtrådte støvler”, Kunst og Kultur 4, Oslo 1994, 228-233.

 

28. Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, Copenhagen: Gyldendal; 3.ed. 1995.

 

29. “Continuity and Change in Ruler Imagery c. 400 - c. 875 A.D.: The Eternal Victor”, in: Rome and the North, A. Ellegård, ed., Jonsered 1996, 95-110.

 

30. Catalogue entries nos. 5, 7, 10, 43 in: J. Fleischer, Ø. Hjort, eds., Byzantium. Late antique and Byzantine art in Scandinavian Collections, Copenhagen 1996.

 

31. Katalog tekster nrs. 5, 7, 10, 43 i J. Fleischer, Ø. Hjort, eds., Byzans. Senantik og byzantinsk kunst i nordiske samlinger, Copenhagen 1996.

 

32. “Reflections on the enigmatic ‘Lady of Carthage’ mosaic”, XIX international congress of Byzantine Studies, Copenhagen 18-24 August 1996, vol. II, 5111 (abstract).

 

33. Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 4. ed. 1997.

 

34. “The Visor of Agilulf: Longobard Ambition in Romano-Byzantine Guise”, Acta Archaeologica 68, Copenhagen 1997, 139-151.

 

35. Bilder og billedbruk i Bysants. Trekk av tusen års kunsthistorie  (Cappelens Kunstfaglige bibl.), Oslo 1998, co-author: Hjalmar Torp (372 pp)

 

36. The Obelisk Base in Constantinople: Court Art and Imperial Ideology, (ActaIRN, ser.alt. 2, vol. X), Rome 1998 (194 pp)

 

37. “The Abundance of Nature - the Wealth of Man: Reflections on an early Byzantine Seasons Mosaic from Syria”, in: Kairos. Studies in Honour of G. Åkerström-Hougen, E. Piltz, ed., Jonsered 1998, 22-36.

 

38. “The Word-Image Controversy: Are Pictures to be Taken Seriously?”, Symbolae Osloenses 74, 1999, 92-96.

 

39. “Junius Bassus sarkofagen: Et kristent manifest for en romersk senator”, Kirke og Kultur 104, no.1: 1999, Oslo 33-44.

 

40. Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, Copenhagen: Gyldendal; 5. ed. 2000.

 

41. “Representing an Emperor: Style and Meaning in the Missorium of Theodosius I”, El Disco de Teodosio, M. Almagro-Gorbea e.a., eds., Real accademia Madrid 2000, 273-280.

 

42. “Konstantinopel - Nea Roma: Fra storhet til fall og forfall”, Kirke og Kultur, no.2, 2000, 99-100.

 

43. “ ‘Salomon, jeg har overgået dig’. Anicia Julianas kirkeprojekter i Konstantinopel”, Kirke og Kultur, no. 2, 2000, 117-127

 

44. “Billedet af Anicia Juliana i Dioskourides-manuskriptet i Wien: Et politisk manifest eller bare et billede?”, Bysantinska sällskapet, Bulletin 18, Uppsala 2000, 5-15.

 

45. “Ara Pacis Augustae”, http://kunst.uib.no  (2000)

 

46. “Parthenon skulpturen”, http://kunst.uib.no  (2000)

 

47. “Græsk arkitektur”, http://kunst.uib.no  (2000)

 

48. “Romersk arkitektur”, http://kunst.uib.no  (2000)

 

49. “The Image of Anicia Juliana in the Vienna Dioskurides: Flattery or Appropriation of Imperial Imagery”, Symbolae Osloenses 76, 2001, 169-190.

 

50. “Savedoff, Frames and Parergonality”, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 59, no. 3. Summer 2001, 320-323.

 

51. “Ducks, Dolphins and Portrait Medallions: Framing the Achilles Mosaic at Pedrosa de la Vega”,  ActaAArtHist, XV, n.s. 1, Rome 2001, 245-267.

 

52. “Falconets og Collots rytterstatue i St. Petersborg”, Kunst og Kultur 84: 4, Oslo 2001, 203-214.

 

53. “The Martyr Portraits in the Rotunda of St. George, Thessaloniki”, XXe congrès international des études byzantines, Paris 19-25 August 2001, vol. III, 306 (abstract).

 

54. Græsk skulptur - fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, København: Gyldendal; 6. ed. 2002.

 

55. “The Sarigüzel Sarcophagus and Triumphal Themes in Theodosian Art”, in: Frühchristliche Sarkophage, G. Koch, ed., Sarkophag-Studien II, Mainz 2002, 137-144.

 

56. “The Byzantine Artist and his Models: The Constantinian Mosaics at Nabeul and ‘perennial Hellenism’ ”, Medioevo: i modelli, A.C. Quintavalle, ed., Milan 2002, 211-220.

 

57. “The Public Image of Alexander the Great” (abridged version of 1993, reprinted for Ohio State University selected texts for a history curriculum, online - 2002).

 

58. “Byzantinsk kunst for salg - Kypern og Nikaea”, Kirke og Kultur, 2003: 4, 329-337.

 

59. “De hellige tre konger i Petra”, Kirke og Kultur, 2003:4, 299-314.

 

60. “Duften af Antinoos. Nutid og fortid - møde eller konfrontation”, Klassisk Forum 2003: 2, 83-87.

 

61. “A che cosa serve un nome? The Meaning of Name Inscriptions in Byzantine Art”, in: Medioevo: Immagine e racconto, A.C. Quintavalle ed., Milano 2003, 87-95.

 

62. “Donatellos bronze David - mellem krop og sjæl”, Kunst og Kultur, Oslo 87:1, 2004, 26-42.

 

63. “Fra græsk original til samtidskunst”, Antikkens grenser, ANTG 101 (kompendium), University of Bergen, Spring 2004 (15 pp).

 

64. “Praxiteles’ Hermes - fra rekonstruktion til dekonstruktion”, Klassisk Forum 2004:1, 77-86.

 

65.  Review of:  N. Keith Rutter and B.A. Sparkes, Word and Image in Ancient Greece, Edinburgh 2000, The Classical Bulletin 79, Wauconda USA, 2003, 200-205.

 

66. “Aesthetic Aspects of Palaiologan Art in Constantinople - some Problems”, J.R. Rosenqvist ed., Interaction and Isolation in Late Byzantine Culture, Transactions of the Swedish Institute Istanbul 13, 2004, 11-26.

                                                                          

67. “Bayeux-tæppet: en billedreportage fra middelalderen”, http://kunst.uib.no/200  (2004)

 

68. “Visioner af et hovedværk i romansk skulptur: Umberto Eco og Moissac portalen”, http://kunst.uib.no/200 (2004)

 

69. Græsk skulptur fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, København Gyldendal, 7. ed. 2005.

 

70. “Chiragan: en problematisk samling af antik skulptur fra en villa nær Toulouse”, Klassisk Forum 2005:1, 37-50.

 

71. “Rifacimento nel panello imperiale in Santa Sofia di Costantinopoli: Zoe e i suoi tre mariti”, in A.C. Quintavalle, ed., Medioevo: Immagini e ideologie, Milano 2005, 28-36.

 

72. “Likeness and Icon: the Imperial Couples in Hagia Sophia”, ActaArchaeol ArtHist XVIII, N.S. 4, Rome 2005, 175-203.

 

73. Review of R. Leader-Newby, Silver and Society in Late Antiquity, London 2004, Speculum 80, no. 4, October 2005, 1318-1320.

 

74. Review of L.M. Stirling, The Learned Collector, sehepunkte 5 (2005), no. 11 [15.11.2005] http://www.sehepunkte.historicum.net/2005/11/8164.html

 

75. “Mitorajs moderne myter - nyt liv til gamle former”, Klassisk Forum 2005: 2, 46-57.

 

76. “What is Ugly? Art and Taste in Late Antiquity”, http://www.colbud.hu/mult_ant/Getty-Workshops/universalabstracts/Kiileri...

 

77. “The Aesthetics of Marble and Coloured Stone”, XXI international Congress of Byzantine Studies, London 2006, Vol. II. Abstracts of Panel Papers, 238-239.

 

78. “Antiquus et modernus: Spolia in Medieval art -Western, Byzantine and Islamic”, A.C. Quintavalle, ed.,  Medioevo: i tempi degli antichi, Milan 2006, 135-145.

 

79. “Making Sense of the Spolia in the Little Metropolis in Athens”, Arte Medievale, n.s. 4, Rome 2005, vol. 2., [2006] 95-114.

 

80. “The Satyr Portraits in Aeschylus’ Theoroi: Spitting Images or Art History in a Different Key?”, Polis. Studi interdisciplinari sul mondo antico II, Reggio di Calabria 2006, 61-72.

 

81. “Ara Pacis - genfødt i et nyt årtusind”, Klassisk Forum 2006:2, 34-51.

 

82. “Defacement and Replacement as Political Strategies in Ancient Ruler Images”, NORDIK 2006, http://nordik.uib.no/portal/papers.html

 

83. “From Greek Original to Modern Pastiche: the Reformulation of the Classical Statue in Contemporary Art”,  ActaArchaeolArtHist XX, n.s. 6, Rome 2007, 241-265.

 

84. “Det klassiske og reklamen”, Klassisk Forum 2007:1, 37-44.

 

85. “Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art: Giulio Paolini and Carlo Maria Mariani”, Festschrift A.C. Quintavalle, A. Calzona, e.a., eds. 2007, 605-612.

 

86. Græsk skulptur fra dædalisk til hellenistisk, København Gyldendal, København 2007, 8. ed.

 

87. “Picturing Ideal Beauty: The Saints in the Rotunda at Thessaloniki”, Antiquité tardive 15, 2007 [2008], 321-336.  

 

88. “Parthenon: tempel, kirke, moske, monument”, Klassisk Forum 2008:1, 38-49.

 

89. “Antik mode i langobardisk regi”, Klassisk Forum 2009:1, 38-51.

 

90. “Platon og billedernes bedrag”, Klassisk Forum 2009:2, 41-52.

 

91. “Art and Taste in Late Antiquity”, Arte Medievale 2007:2  [2009], 9-20.

 

92. “Gamle statuer i nye værker” in M. Skoie & G. Vestrheim, eds., Antikken i ettertiden, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget 2009, 240-250.

 

93. “The Rhetoric of Materials in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale”, in V. Pace, ed., L’VIII secolo: un secolo inquieto, Cividale del Friuli 2010, 93-102.

 

94.  “Teatret i Carthago Nova – en restaureringshistorie”, Klassisk Forum 2010:1, 30-42.

 

95.  “Billedets væsen. Reflektioner over den byzantinske billedstrid”, Din- tidsskrift for religion og kultur, 2010 3/4, 85-99.

 

96. “The Mosaic of the Female Musicians from Mariamin”, ActaArchaeolArtHist XXII, 2010, 87- 107.

 

97. “Romerske spolier i San Giusto, Trieste”, Klassisk Forum 2010:2, 99-106.

 

98. “Fra kejser til McQueen”, Personae. Tidsskrift for klær, kropp og kultur, 2010: 4, 62-67.

 

99. “Colour and Context: Reconstructing the Polychromy of the Stucco Saints in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale”, Arte Medievale 2008:2 [2011], 9-24.

 

100. “Private Portraits in Late Antiquity: Observing the Subject”, in F. d’Andria, ed., Roman Sculpture in Asia Minor, Journal of Roman Archaeology, suppl. S80, 2011, 359-370.

 

101. “Alexander den Store som moderne ikon”, Klassisk Forum 2011:1, 35-44.

 

102. “Visual and Functional Aspects of Inscriptions in early Church Floors”, ActaArchaeolArtHist XXIV, 2011, 45-63.

 

103. “Centcelles – et gådefuldt monument ved Tarragona”, Klassisk Forum 2011:2, 64-78.

 

104. “Monochromy, Dichromy and Polychromy in Byzantine Art”, Doron Rhodopoikilon. Studies in Honour of Jan Olof Rosenqvist, Uppsala 2012, 169-186.

 

105. “Anmeldelse af M. Prusac, From Face to Face”, Klassisk Forum 2012:1, 77-80.

 

106. “Jeans – Made in Italy”, Personae. Klær, kropp, kultur 3/4 2012, 174-179.

 

107. “Venus de Milo – brug, misbrug og genbrug”, Klassisk Forum 2012:2, 42-52.

 

108. “Boethius, Symmachus and the Consecratio Ivory Diptych”, Antiquité Tardive 20, 2012, 205-215.

 

109. “The Aesthetic Viewing of Marble in Byzantium: From Global Impression to Focal Attention”, Arte Medievale, 2012, [2013], 9-28.

 

110. “Realisme og fiktion i senantikke portrætter”, Klassisk Forum 2013:1, 41-57.

 

111. “From Temple to Church: The Redefinition of the Sacred Landscape on the Acropolis”, in S. Brink - S. W. Nordeide, eds., Sacred Sites and Holy Places (Studies in the early Middle Ages - SEM 11) Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, 187-214.

 

 

In print/accepted for publication/submitted/commissioned

 

112.  “Personal Attire and Appearance in Byzantium”, Acts from Byzantine Culture Conference Istanbul May 2010, ed. D. Sakel, Istanbul 2013.

 

113. “Mosaik og mode – glimt fra Dolce & Gabbana’s host/vinter kollektion 2013/2014”, Personae. Klær, kropp, kultur 3/4 2013.

 

114. “Formal Shortcomings or a Different Kunstwollen: Ritualisation and the Arch of Constantine”, in Melanges Jean-Pierre Caillet (Hortus Artium Mediaevalium).

 

115. “Defacement and Replacement in Ancient and Byzantine Ruler Images”, K. Kolrud & M. Prusac Lindhagen, eds., Iconoclasm from Antiquity to Modernity, Farnham: Ashgate, 2014.

 

116. “The Opus Sectile from Porta Marina at Ostia and the Aesthetics of Interior Decoration”, I. Jakobs, eds. Production and Prosperity in the Theodosian Age, (Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion), Leuven: Peeters.

 

117. “The Style and Visual Characteristics of the Centcelles Mosaics”, in A. Arbeiter & D. Korol, D. Marzoli eds., Tagungsband Centcelles, Iberia archaeologica

 

118. “Optical Colour Blending in the Rotunda Mosaics at Thessaloniki”, Musiva et sectilia 8.

 

119. “Ascension Panel”; “Box: Ivory (Maskell Casket)”; “Carrand Diptych”; “Diptych: Ivory Diptychs: Religious (Christian)”; “Maximian of Ravenna: Ivory Throne”; “Mosaic of Musicians, Mariamin (Syria)”; “Reliquary Silver”; “Sculpture: Wood (Reliefs on Doors)”; “Women at the Tomb”, Encyclopedia of early Christian Art and Archaeology (EECAA), ed. C. Noll & P. Corby Finney.

 

120. “Spolia”, in O. Brandt, L. Rutgers and J. Magness, eds., Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Late Antiquity, (CEALA) (2015).

 

121.  Etude typologiques des portraits de martyr in H. Torp, La Rotonde palatiale à Thessalonique

 

122. “Riegl’s Concept of Late Roman Art: Judging the Evidence”, Proceedings of History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth Century, Conference, Swedish Institute, Rome, 4-6 April 2013.

 

123. “Abstraction in Late Antique Art”, proceedings of Abstraction and Symbolism in Late Antiquity, Conference, Swedish Institute Istanbul, 9-10 May 2013.

 

124. “The State of Early Christian Iconography in the Twenty-first Century”, Studies in Iconography 34/35, 2014.

 

                                             

 

 

mag.art. classical archaeology, Copenhagen University 1985

dr.phil. art history, Copenhagen University 1993

professor of art history 1995-

elected foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters 1998