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Lacunae of Art History and Kyiv’s Visual Culture

April 22, 2022
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
A Lecture by Olenka Z. Pevny

Dr. Olenka Z. Pevny is Associate Professor of Slavic and Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge. She is a cultural historian of medieval Rus’ and early modern Ukraine. Her primary research focuses on the place of visual culture in the shaping of premodern and modern identities. Dr. Pevny is the author of numerous articles on Byzantine, Rus’, and Ukrainian baroque culture. She also writes on nineteenth century and Soviet cultural restoration practices.

This lecture is part of a series of events co-organized by Dumbarton Oaks in collaboration with North of Byzantium and Connected Central European Worlds, 1500–1700.

For more information on the series, please go here.

Sponsors and Endorsers
Sponsors and Endorsement: Dumbarton Oaks | Princeton University | Boise State University | Tufts University College Art Association (CAA) | Byzantine Studies Association of North America (BSANA) | Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) | Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Kent | Historians of German, Scandinavian, and Central European Art (HGSCEA) | British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) | International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA)

The Sanctuary of the Church of the Savior in Berestovo, Kyiv, Ukraine. Photograph by Ivan Krezhenstovs'kyi.