Institute of Art History

Team

Prof. Dr. Beate Fricke

Professor

Chair of Pre-Modern Art History

Phone
+41 31 631 47 44
E-Mail
beate.fricke@ikg.unibe.ch
Office
168
Postal Address
Institute of Art History
Mittelstrasse 43
3012 Bern
Consultation Hour
by appointment

Research Interests

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • History of sculpture, image theory and the veneration of images in the Middle Ages
  • Relics, reliquaries, and treasure objects in Early and High Medieval Art 
  • Objects as archives of a history of  applied arts, materiality, knowledge transfer and trade in the global "Middle Ages"
  • Art and Science in the Middle Ages
  • Manuscript illuminations of Genesis
  • Pictorial space and horizon - representation and perception in the Middle Ages
  • Non-Western pre-modern objects in Swiss collections and their provenance