Dr. Adrian Bremenkamp

Wissenschaftlicher Assistent

Main Focus

  • The altarpiece, its mediality and function
  • Reception of Early Netherlandish painting in the Mediterranean
  • Cultural transfer as translation
  • Function and aesthetics of textile images in the Late Middle Ages
  • Iconography and topography of dynastical saints in South Italy

Research Project

Historische Topographie der Repräsentation von Heiligen im Kontext dynastischer Legitimation und Identifikation in Süditalien (13.–14. Jahrhundert)

Publications (Selection)

  • ars nova translata. Altniederländische Malerei in Neapel und der Krone Aragon, Munich 2021.
  • "Il concetto d'imitazione nella lettera di Pietro Summonte (1524). La pittura fiamminga e la costruzione di un’identità culturale napoletana aragonese", in La Corona d'Aragona e l'Italia. Atti del XX Congresso della Corona d'Aragona (Conference proceedings, Rome/Naples 2017), ed. by Guido D'Agostino et al., 2 vols., Rome 2020, vol. 2, pp. 599–617.
  • "Renaissance Made in Naples: Alfonso of Aragon as Role Model to Federico da Montefeltro", in New Research on Art in Fifteenth-Century Naples/Nuove ricerche sull'arte del Quattrocento a Napoli, ed. Adrian Bremenkamp and Sarah Kozlowski, Pisa 2018 [= Predella 43–44 (2018)], pp. 1134, URL: http://www.predella.it/index.php/component/content/article/57-n-43-44/520-43-44-mono-1-bremenkamp.html (accessed 11.11.2019).
  • (with Sven Jakstat) "Medialität und 'agency' des gestickten Bildes. Zu einem Hauptwerk der Florentiner Seidenstickerei des 14. Jahrhunderts in Manresa (Katalonien)", in Römisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana 42 (20152016), pp. 87129.

Publications (OPAC research)

Curriculum Vitae

Adrian Bremenkamp studied art history, philosophy and archaeology in Berlin and Paris and earned his M.A. degree with a work on the iconography and functionality of the Massacre of the Innocents in fifteenth-century Sienese altarpieces. Between 2008 and 2010 he has assisted to the realization of the exhibition project fake or feint, sponsored by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds of Berlin. Between 2012 and 2016 Adrian Bremenkamp was a doctoral candidate at TOPOI excellence cluster in Berlin. His phd-thesis on Early Netherlandish Painting in the Crown of Aragon – Tradition and Translation, supervised by Tanja Michalsky and Wolf-Dietrich Löhr, was defended February 2017 at the Universität der Künste in Berlin.
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