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Shai-shu Tzeng


 

Shai-shu Tzeng

 

 

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E-mail: wah@ntnu.edu.tw 

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Education

Feb. 1993, Ph.D. (Art History), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
July 1984, Diploma (Painting), Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Germany
July 1974, B.A. (Fine Arts), National Taiwan Normal University


Professional Experience

20082017 Professor, Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University
2008
2014 Director, Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University
2007
2008 Director, Preparatory office of Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University
2005
2006 Directrice, Centre Culturel de Taïwan à Paris, Bureau de Représentation de Taïpei en France 
1996
2008 Professor, Department and Graduate School of Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal University
1993
1996 Associate Professor, Department and Graduate School of Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal University

 

Guest professor

2015 Oct.-Dec. Warburg-Professur, Aby-Warburg-Stiftung, Hamburg



Specialized Field

15th- and 16th-century German Art. 18th- and 19th-century Ornament, German Romantic Art, Art and Art Theory of Joseph Beuys, Taiwanese Art

 

Selected Publications

Articles

“City Silhouettes and Illuminated Scenes: Nocturnal Cityscapes by Schinkel, Friedrich and the Dresden Circle,” in: Astrid Lang, Wiebke Windorf (eds): Blickrnder – Grenzen, Schwellen und sthetische Randphnomene in den Knsten, Berlin: Lukas Verlag 2017, pp.175–186. 

Grenzen berschreitend: Die Formosa-Wandbehnge aus Leder,zwischen Ost und West,” in:Fleckner, Uwe (ed.):Vortrge aus dem Warburg-Haus, Berlin2017.(forthcoming)

"Framed Ideal View: Representations of Karl Friedrich Schinkel's Ideal Landscapes", in: Candida Syndikus ed., Representation and Show, Shida Studies in Art History vol. 2, Taipei: SMC 2013, pp.41–104.

 

Popular Pre-War Novels", in: Shai-Shu Tzeng ed., Agent of Modernity, Shida Studies in Art History vol.1, Taipei: SMC 2011, pp. 145–225.

"Representations of Modernity: Lin Yu-Shan’s Illustrations of Popular Pre-War Novels", in: Shai-Shu Tzeng ed., Agent of Modernity, Shida Studies in Art History vol.1, Taipei: SMC 2011, pp. 145–225.

"Frames of Reference" versus "Border-lines": Rahmen-Diskurse zur Beuys-Vitrine, in: Hans Körner, Karl Möseneder ed., Rahmen Zwischen Innen und Außen: Beiträge zur Theorie und Geschichte, Berlin: Reimer 2010, pp. 227–241.

 

"De-Nationalization/Re-Nationalization? The 7000 Oaks by Beuys and the Germanic Monument, " in: Shai-Shu Tzeng ed., Art and Identity, Taipei: SMC 2006, pp. 139–169.

 

"The Medieval Revival and the Rise of Germanic National Consciousness," in: A Century of German Genius, Masterpieces from Classicism to Early Modernism. Collections of the Berlin State Museums. Exh. Cat. National Palace Museum, Taiwan, Taipei 2004, pp.27–38.

"The Female Body as an Allegory of AgeA Reconsideration of Baldung Grien’s Work ‘The Seven Ages of Woman’, " in: Shai-Shu Tzeng ed., Changing Bodies: Concepts and Images of the Body in Western Art, Taipei: SMC 2004, pp.44–66.

"Witchcraft, Images, and Naked Bodies: Baldung Grien’s Witch Painting before the Reformation, " in: Visual Arts Annual, Vol. 4, Graduate School of Visual Arts at Taipei Municipal Teachers College, April 2001, pp 1–32.


"Letters from Grandfather," in: The 1999 Culture Award of the Executive Yuan: Catalogue of the Awarded Exhibition by Professor Lin Yu-Shan, Exh. Cat. National History Museum, Taipei 1999, pp. 134–141.


"From the Approaches to Interpreting Art Works to Iconography and Iconology," in: Medicine and Art, Cultural Book Series of the College of Medicine at National Taiwan University, Vol. VI, 1998, pp. 29–45.


"Art History from a Feminist Perspective, " in: National Central University Journal of Humanities, no. 15, June 1997, pp. 81–121.


"Makart's Egyptian Trip Series and the Oriental Mode in the Nineteenth C
entury," in: Essays, The Seventh Exhibition of Professors, the Department of Fine Arts of the National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei 1995, pp. 103–124.


"Joseph Beuys/Palazzo Regale (Neapel 1985)," in: Bulletin of National Taiwan Normal University, Vol. 40, June 1995, pp. 619–680.

 

Monographs

Thinking=Modeling: Joseph Beuys’ Art Theory and Anthroposophy, Taipei 1999.

Imitation und Originalität des Ornamentdesigns. Studien zur Entwicklung der kunstgewerblichen Musterbücher von 1750 bis 1900 in Frankreich, Deutschland und besonders England, München 1994.

Journal of Design and Manufactures. Studien zu einer englischen Zeitschrift für Kunsthandwerk im 19. Jahrhundert, München, 1991.

 

Editor in Chief

Agent of Modernity, Shida Studies in Art History, Vol. 1, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei: SMC 2011

Hubert Damisch, On Abstraction: Window and Colour in Twentieth Century Art, Western Art History Studies Series 4, Taipei: SMC 2011

Art and Identity, Western Art History Studies Series 2, Taipei: SMC 2006.

Jörg Traeger, The Romantic Upheaval. On German Painting in the Nineteenth Century, Western Art History Studies Series 3, Taipei: SMC 2005.

Changing Bodies: Concepts and Images of the Body in Western Art, Western Art History Studies Series 1, Taipei: SMC 2004.

 

Conference Papers

"Images of ZeelandiaTransplantation of the Model of the Ideal City to Taiwan by the VOC, Cityscapes in Europe and Asia 13th to 20th Centuries", Conference of the Chair of Early Modern History, Department of History, University of Zurich, Zurich, October 10 to 11, 2014.

"City Silhouettes and Illuminated Scenes: Nocturnal Cityscapes by Schinkel, Friedrich and Dresden Circle", Cityscapes in Europe and Asia, 13-20th Centuries, Conference at the Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, June 14 to 15, 2013.

"Representations of Modernity: Lin Yu-San’s Illustrations of Popular Pre-War Novels", Agent of Modernity: Perspective of Art History and Interdisciplinary Research, Conference at the Graduate Institute of Art History National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, March 27, 2010.

"Frames of Reference" versus "Border-lines": Rahmen-Diskurse zur Beuys-Vitrine. Rahmenfragen. Zur Geschichte und Theorie des Rahmens. Wissenschaftliche Tagung des Seminars für Kunstgeschichte der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf und des Instituts für Kunstgeschichte der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Düsseldorf, October 7 to 10, 2008.

"Zur Wahl der Perspektive: Beiträge zur europäischen Kunstgeschichte in Taiwan. XXIX". Deutscher Kunsthistorikertag, Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, March 14 to 18, 2007.

"An Autonomous Woman: Iphigenia and a New Image of 19th-Century Heroine", Hero-Worship and Image-Making in Art, Conference at the Project of Western Art History Studies sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, Taipei, September 30 to October 1, 2005.  

"Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s Fantasy Landscape Painting", Lectures on German Romantic Art, Project of Western Art History Studies sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, Taipei, May 1 to 2, 2004.

"De-Nationalization/Re-Nationalization? The 7000 Oaks by Beuys and the Germanic Monument", Art and Identity, Conference at the Project of Western Art History Studies sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, Taipei, October 3 to 5, 2003.

"The Female Body as an Allegory of AgeA Reconsideration of Baldung Grien’s Work ‘The Seven Ages of Woman’", Changing Bodies: Concepts and Images of the Body in Western Art, Conference at the Project of Western Art History Studies sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan, Taipei, March 30 to 31, 2002.

"Art History from a Feminist Perspective", Reconsideration of Chinese Art History Studies, Conference at the Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan University, Taipei, March 24 to 25, 1997.

 

Research Projects

2015–2017 Identification and Interpretation: A Study of Formosan Leather Wall Hangings

2014–2016 From Vedute to City Silhouettes: Development of City Profiles in Landscape Painting between the 17th and 19th Centuries

2011–2014 Natura naturans, natura naturata: Dürer's Landscape and Images of Nature

2009–2010 The Influence of Cabinets of Curiosities on Contemporary Vitrine Installations

2007–2009 The appearance of modernity in Lin Yu-San’s painting from the perspective of the "Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes" of 17th- and 18th-Century Western Europe

2007–2009 Stylistic Change of European Art from the 15th to 17th Centuries

2000–2006 Project of Western Art History Studies, sponsored by the National Science Council of Taiwan

2003–2005 Germanic Spirituality and Nature. The Romantic characteristics and National Consciousness in the work of C. D. Friedrich and J. Beuys

2001–2003 Sensuality between Reality and Illusion: Jan Gossaert’s Art and His Influence upon The Netherlands

1999–2001 The Image of Women in Hans Baldung Grien’s Paintings and the Trend of Thoughts during the Reformation

1997–1998 The Art of Artemisia Gentileschi: The Plea of a Woman Artist against the Baroque Morality

1995–1997 The Anthroposophical Imageries in Joseph Beuys’ Works of Installation

 

Awards, Honors, and Grants

1973 The Ming-Yu Culture Foundation Award for the Best Undergraduate Student in the Humanities of National Taiwan Normal University

 19801984 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Full Grant, Germany

 19881991 NSC Science and Technology Award, Full Stipend for Studying Abroad

 19911992 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Doctoral Student Full Grant of Research, Germany

 19931994 NSC Class A Research Award

 19941995 NSC Class A Research Award

 19961997 NSC Class A Research Award

 19971998 NSC Class A Research Award

 20002001 National Science Council Class A Research Award

 2008 Dec.Research Grant of the DFG/NSC for Research at the HHU, Düsseldorf

 2014 Oct.2015 Feb. Research Grant of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan for Research at the LMU, München

 

 

 

         

 

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