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Ivan Gerát

Bratislava Institute of Art History of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava

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Biography

Ivan Gerát (1964) studied art history, aesthetics, philosophy and Slavonic studies in Bratislava and Freiburg (Germany), where he received his PhD (1994). Since 2005 he has been the director at the Institute for Art History of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava. He also teaches as associate professor at the University of Trnava. His published books include Legendary Scenes: An Essay on Medieval Pictorial Hagiography (2013); Medieval Pictorial Themes in Slovakia (2001, in Slovak); Medieval Pictorial Legends of Saint Elisabeth, (2009, in Slovak) Holy Fighters of the Middle Ages (2011, in Slovak). His current research focuses on the broad cultural contexts of images in the Late Middle Ages, historiography and philosophical problems of image interpretation.

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