Prof. Dr. Peter J. Schneemann

Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art History

Department of Modern and Contemporary Art History

+41 31 684 39 97
Postal Address
Institute of Art History
Mittelstrasse 43
3012 Bern
Consultation Hour
Tuesdays, 4 - 5.30 pm; by appointment (please contact Ms Nadia Wipfli)

Research interests

  • The Ecological Imperative
  • History of the Perception of Art in the Modern and Contemporary Periods
  • Display and Space
  • Methodological Problems in the Analysis of Contemporary Art
  • Artists’ Travels
  • Creation of Artistic Identity
  • International Exhibitions
  • Historiography of Abstract Expressionism
  • French History Painting of the 18th Century