Principal Investigator

Raphael Rosenberg is the founder and PI of this project and professor at the Department of Art History at the University of Vienna. His research focuses are italian renaissance art, 19th century art, the history of art literature and art reception, and empirical art perception (Lab for Cognitive Research in Art History: CReA).

Project members

Christina Bartosch is a founding member of the research project and co-author of the successful grant application at the Austrian Science Fund. Her responsibility within the project is the structural planning and realisation of the academic output. She studied History of Art at Paris IV-Sorbonne in Paris and at University College London (UCL) in London. In her PhD that she is writing as part of the research project she focuses on exhibition strategies of abstract working artists between 1908 and 1915.

Nirmalie Mulloli manages the project full time and is responsible for the staff, strategic and operational management of the project and catalogue acquisition from Europe and North America. She holds a BA (Hons) in Combined Honours of History of Art and Anthropology (Durham University, 2014) and an MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture (Oxford, 2016). 

Student staff members

Marei Alexandra Döhring studied History of Art at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg and the University of Vienna. Her primary research centers upon European artist frames of the 19th and 20th century.

Tanja Jenni studies History of Art at the University of Vienna. Her research focuses on art criticism and the public reception of early 20th century avantgardes.

Theresa Auer studied fine arts and cultural sciences at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria and is a graduate of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna’s 53rd Diploma Programme. Her main focus in the research project lies on exhibitions in France and Belgium. 

Irina Romanova obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History at the University of Vienna. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts program at the department of Art History of the University of Vienna and at the Master of Advanced International Studies program at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. She is the project's Russian language specialist.

Zita Ruttmayer studies History of Art and Hungarian Studies at the University of Vienna. Her focus in the project lies on Hungarian and Dutch exhibitions.