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Christopher Lakey

is Assistant Professor of Medieval Art at Johns Hopkins University. He holds his Ph.D. in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the interactions between art practice and visual theory in the Middle Ages, especially the theory and practice of relief sculpture and the intersections of medieval aesthetics and the history of perspective. In 2013/2014 he is a Mellon Research Fellow at the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, University of Toronto.

Other texts by Christopher Lakey for DIAPHANES
  • English
  • 2012
    »Res and significatio: The Material Sense of Things in the Middle Ages«, co-authored with Aden Kumler, Gesta 51/1, p. 1–17., Ort, Verlag
  • German
  • 2012
    Special Issue co-edited with Aden Kumler: »The Curious Case of the Chiarito Tabernacle: A New Interpretation«, in: Getty Research Journal 4, p. 12–30., Ort, Verlag
  • 2011
    »The Ritual of Observing«, in: Oxford Art Journal 34/2, p. 287–292., Ort, Verlag
  • iconography
  • observer
  • antiquity
  • Islamic art
  • public sphere
  • art history
  • Byzantium
  • painting
  • gaze
  • Middle ages
  • eye