Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer
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- Promotion 1997 in Göttingen, danach Assistent und Juniorprofessor an der Universität Hamburg
- 2006 Habilitation an der Universität Hamburg
- Stipendiat u.a. an der Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rom, am Kunsthistorischen Instituts in Florenz und am Getty Research Center in Los Angeles
- seit Oktober 2006 Professor am Institut für Kunstgeschiche der LMU
- seit Juni 2015 Direktor des Zentralinstituts für Kunstgeschichte
Ulrich Pfisterer t
rt istory at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich since 2006. He received his ‘Dr. phil.’ from the niversity of Göttingen (1997) and his ‘Habilitation’ at the University of Hamburg (2006). Fellowships allowed him tto researchat the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome, the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel, the Getty Research Center in LA and at CASVA/National Gallery of Art in Washington. His interests encompass the fields of early modern art in Europe and beyond as well as the methodology and historiography of rt istory. In 2012 he to the publications of Montfaucon, Picart and Lafitau. He is directing two research projects on the ‘episteme of lines’ and drawing books from c. 1525–1925 and concepts and images of the ruler’s body in arly modern Europe.
Pfisterer has published books on – among other
– Donatello, art literature and theory in the Italian Renaissance, the social uses of Renaissance medals in Italy, the Sistine Chapel and the interplay of concepts of erotic biological procreativity and artistic creativity in early modern Europe. He is also the eneral ditor of the collected writings of Aby Warburg co-edited the volume Fragmente zur Ausdruckskunde (2015). Currently he is preparing a collected volume of global artistic exchange and contact zones c. 1300-1650.