Sergiusz Michalski#

Michael Huth
Membership Number:4123
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2001 - presentUniversity Professor, Institute of Art History, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • 1998 - 2001 University Professor, Institute of Art History, Nicolas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
  • 1996 - 2001 Acting Director, Institute of Art History, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Methodology of art history
  • Question of images
  • Art and the reformation
  • Mannerist art
  • Netherlandish art in the 16th and 17th centuries
  • French painting of the 18th century
  • Painting and theatre
  • Decoration of European town-halls
  • Political monuments in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • New Objectivity as a stylistic phenomenon
  • Animal symbolicism (especially as regards the spider)

Honours and Awards
  • 1982 Michal Walicki Prize for Young Art Historians, (Warsaw)
  • 1991 Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Prize for works on the history of culture, (Warsaw)
  • 2002, corresponding member Polish Academy of Sciences and Arts (PAU, Cracow)
  • 2005 foreign member, The Royal Swedish Academy for Literature, History and Antiquities (Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien, Stockholm)
  • 2009 corresponding member Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen (Germany)

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