Architecture for Teaching, Learning and Research: Academic Architecture at German Universities in the European Context from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

  • Gerd-Helge Vogel
Keywords: German universities, Middle Ages, Enlightenment, architecture, education in the 19th century

Abstract

Architecture for Teaching, Learning and Research: Academic Architecture
at German Universities in the European Context from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

Author Biography

Gerd-Helge Vogel

Gerd-Helge Vogel is an Assistant Professor (Emeritus) at the
Zürich University of Applied Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland, University
of Greifswald, Germany, and was Visiting Professor at the Estonian
Academy of Arts, Tallinn (1999, 2002). He received his PhD in art
history at the University of Greifswald (1982) with the dissertation
Die Dresdner Bildnismalerei zwischen Retablissement und Restauration
and completed his habilitation also at Greifswald (1989) on the theme
Der Traum von Batavisch Arcadia. Studien zur Theorie und Praxis in der
holländischen Malerei um 1800. He has organized conferences and
curated exhibitions in Germany, Switzerland and Poland, and also
written or edited over 250 scholarly publications on 18th and 19th
century European and German painting, architecture, sculpture,
garden history, scientific illustrations, and poster art. He has
specialized in the Enlightenment and Romantic periods with a focus
on the painters Christian Leberecht Vogel, Carl August Senff, Johann
Gustav Grunewald, and the sculptor Joseph Mattersberger among
others. Some of his general studies have dealt with the regional art
of Saxony, Pomerania, and Estonia, as well as the work of German
Impressionists. His most recent publications include: Adam Friedrich
Oeser. Götterhimmel und Idylle (2017); Vom Pommerschen Krummstiel nach
Sanssouci. Ferdinand Jühlke (1815–1893). Ein Leben für den Garten(bau)
(2016).

Published
2018-10-28