Foteini Vlachou
Foteini Vlachou
Integrated Researcher | Doctoral
Poder, Ideias e Cultura
História da Arte
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Art History, University of Crete, 2013. 

M.A. in Art History, University of Crete, 2003.

B.A. in Archaeology, University of Ioannina, 1996.

Activities and Publications

Visiting assistant professor, Departamento de História da Arte, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Postdoctoral fellowship (IHC, FCSH/NOVA), financed by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, in the context of the project UID/HIS/04209/2013: “Art and Material Culture in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America 1870-1914: Making/Unmaking National and Imperial Identities”, March 2016-

Research grant, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, for writing a book on Portuguese history painting, to be published by Routledge (under contract), September 2014-July 2015.

Doctoral degree grant, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Lisbon, January 2009-December 2012.

Postgraduate scholarship, Panagiotis and Effi Michelis Foundation, Athens, 2003-2008.

Administrative assistant for the Postgraduate Program “Digital Art Forms”, Athens School of Fine Arts, November 2002-March 2003.

Research assistant, El Greco Center, Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Rethymno, Crete, March 1998-October 2001.

Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies in the History of European Art, State Scholarships Foundation, Athens, November 1999-April 2000.

Participation in research projects (concluded)

Research fellow for the “Crossing borders. History, materials and techniques of Portuguese painters from 1850-1918. Romanticism, Naturalism and Modernism” research project (funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, PTDC/EAT-EAT/113612/2009), March-August 2014.

Research assistant for the program Euromed Heritage II (Patrimoines Partagés), Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH), Rethymno, Crete (coordinated by CNRS-Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Orléans, France), May-December 2002.

 

Publications thesis

“Art in the European Periphery: History Painting in Portugal at the beginning of the Nineteenth Century” (Rethymno: University of Crete, 2013)

“Problems in the study of Georges de La Tour’s painting: The night scenes.” (Rethymno: University of Crete, 2003)

Publications chapters in books

“Moving while sitting still? Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro before Paris and Transnational Artistic Education,” in Disrupting Schools: Transnational Art Education in the 19th Century, eds. France Nerlich, Bénédicte Savoy and Eleonora Vratskidou, Series: XIX. Studies in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture, directed by Jan D. Baetens, Marjan Sterckx and Herwig Todts (Brepols, forthcoming 2016)

“The Absence of Vasari: The Reception of the Vite in Portugal c. 1568-1823,” in The Paradigm of Vasari. Reception, Criticism, Perspectives, eds. Alessandro Nova, Fabian Jonietz, Series: Collana del Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Venice: Marsilio Editori, forthcoming 2016

… the most atrocious [acts] you may imagine: The so-called series of the French Invasions and anti-French propaganda during the Peninsular War,” in Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, eds. Satish Padiyar, Phil Shaw and Philippa Simpson (London and New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2016)

“Introdução” and “Espaço para pintar: os ateliers,” in Crossing Borders: Pintura do Século XIX, ed. Foteini Vlachou (forthcoming

“Comprar Pintura Europeia: O Caso da Colecção Relvas,” in Coleções de Arte em Portugal e Brasil nos Séculos XIX e XX. Perfis e Trânsitos, eds. Maria João Neto, Marize Malta (Lisbon: Caleidoscópio, 2014), 425–437

“A pintura da história na Península Ibérica durante as guerras revolucionárias e napoleónicas: patriotismo e propaganda”, in Actas do Congresso Histórico Olhão, o Algarve e Portugal no tempo das Invasões Francesas (Olhão: Município de Olhão, 2011), 171–184

“Painting in Portugal 1799-1815: Methodological observations” [in Greek], in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting Young researchers. Philologists 2008 – Art Historians 2009 [in Greek] (Athens: Studies Association of the Moraitis School, 2011), 119–138

“Patriotism, Painting and the Portuguese Empire during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars,” in War, Empire and Slavery, 1770-1830, eds. Richard Bessel, Nicholas Guyatt and Jane Rendall (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 256–276 

“Columbano e a pintura decorativa,” in Columbano, exhibition catalogue, ed. Maria de Aires Silveira (Lisbon: Museu do Chiado-MNAC, Leya, 2010), 245–260

O Povo mais amado de Deos: War and religion in Portuguese popular prints of the Peninsular War,” in Da Guerra Peninsular. Retratos e Representações, ed. Maria de Deus Duarte (Lisbon: Caleidoscópio, 2010), 113–124

“Georges de La Tour and the exhibition Les peintres de la réalité (1934, 2006): ideology and reception” [in Greek], in Art of the Twentieth Century: History – Theory – Experience [in Greek] (Thessaloniki 2009), 127–138

“Artistic Centers and Periphery: The Case of Portuguese Painting as seen through the work of Francisco Vieira Portuense [in Greek],” in Approaches of Artistic Creation: From the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century [in Greek], ed. Nikos Daskalothanasis (Athens: Nefeli Publishing, 2008), 439–488

“Between History and Art: Prints, Drawings and the Interpretation of the Peninsular War”, in A Guerra Peninsular: Perspectivas Multidisciplinares, Actas do Congresso Internacional e Interdisciplinar evocativo da Guerra Peninsular, 2 vols (Lisbon: Comissão Portuguesa de História Militar, Centro de Estudos Anglo- Portugueses, 2008), vol. 2, 215–238

Scientific articles in publications with referre

“Why Spatial? Time and the Periphery,” Visual Resources 32, no. 1–2 (March–June 2016): 9–24. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01973762.2016.1132500 

“Augusto Ferreira Gomes and Orpheu 3: The “Death of a Faun” and Literary Ekphrasis in Portugal at the beginning of the twentieth century,” Pessoa Plural 8 (Fall 2015): 506–536 http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Portuguese_Brazilian_Studies/ejph/pessoaplural/Issue8/PDF/I8A18.pdf

“The Names of Things: Terminology and the Practice of Art History,” Revista de História da Arte 10 (2012): 227–239

Scientific articles in publications without referre

“A Portrait by Vieira Portuense in Germany,” Revista de História da Arte 9 (2012): 218–221

“Painting the Battle of Porto, March 29, 1809: The ‘desastre da ponte das barcas’ in its Portuguese and French context,” in Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses 18 (2009): 49–67

Other publications

Review of the Global Art History and the Peripheries conference (organized by the Artl@s project, June 12-14, 2013, Paris): https://artintheperiphery.wordpress.com/2013/08/09/the-global-art-history-and-the-peripheries-conference-review/ 

Short article “French Sintra”, on Pierre Lélu’s drawings from Sintra, published on-line in the ‘art in the periphery’ blog: https://artintheperiphery.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/french-sintra/ 

scientific meetings (oral communications by invitation)

“The Drawings of Vieira Portuense”, The Warburg Seminar, The Warburg Institute, London, 2 June 2014.

“Columbano e a pintura decorativa”, Museu do Chiado-MNAC, Lisbon, 24 February 2011.

“Portuguese Painting during the time of Napoleon” [in Greek], Scientific meeting Young researchers: Art Historians, Amphitheater of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, 5 November 2009.

Scientific meetings (oral communications by proposal)

“Albums, drawings and lost paintings: what to do with Francisco Vieira Portuense”, International Symposium Curating graphic arts! Le arti grafiche al museo, Istituto Centrale per la Grafica, Rome, 19-21 April 2016.

…if I fail, then I’m lost! Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro in Paris (1881-1883 / 1910, 1913). A Lifelong Education?”, paper to be delivered at the Transnational Artistic Training International Symposium, Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris, 28-29 May 2015.

“Why Spatial? Center and Periphery as Temporal Units”, paper to be delivered in the “Expanding perspectives on the study of art historiography” session, at the 11th  Triannual Nordik Committee for Art History Conference Mapping Uncharted Territories, University of Iceland and the Nordic House, Reykjavík, 13-16 May 2015.

Natural, Naturalismo, Nacional: Painting Portuguese Nature during the Nineteenth Century”, Crossing Borders International Workshop, Faculdade das Ciências Sociais e Humanas (UNL) - Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, 25-29 September 2014.

“The epopoeia of Portuguese domination in the Indian Ocean: The iconographic program and the lost paintings of the Sala das Descobertas in the Palácio de Mafra”, 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy, 26-29 June 2014.

“Comprar Pintura Europeia: O Caso da Colecção Relvas”, Conference Colecções de Arte em Portugal e Brasil nos Séculos XIX e XX: Perfis e Trânsitos, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 17-19 June 2014.

“The Absence of Vasari: The Late Blooming of the Model of Artists’ Lives in Portugal and its Repercussions”, International Conference The Paradigm of Vasari. Reception, Criticism, Perspectives, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut, Florence, 14-16 February 2014.

“Hollywood Films and War Propaganda in the Early 1940s”, International Conference Guerra e Propaganda no Século XX, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 11-12 November 2013.

“The ‘Trial’ and Tribulations of Sequeira’s Allegory of Junot protecting the City of Lisbon”, Fifth Early Modern Symposium Work in Progress: Bringing Art into Being in the Early Modern Period, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 26 October 2013.

“Vieira Portuense’s Sketchbooks and the Reception of the School of Bologna at the end of the Eighteenth Century”, International Conference Portugal inside and out. Presence(s) of Lusophone Culture in the Early Modern, Modern, and Contemporary Periods, Université de Montreal, 16-18 October 2013.

“The Decorative Painting of Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro (1857-1929): A Historiographic Problem” [in Greek], IV Conference of Art History in Greece, Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece, 30 November-2 December 2012.

“Cyrillo Volkmar Machado, the influence of British Art Treatises on the Conversações, and the Production of Art Theory in Portugal”, IV Congresso de História da Arte Portuguesa-Homenagem José-Augusto França, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 21-24 November 2012.

“O gosto pela pintura europeia na colecção Relvas”, Conference Documentação, Museus e História, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1-2 October 2012.

… the most atrocious [acts] you may imagine: The so-called series of the French Invasions and anti-French propaganda during the Peninsular War”, International Conference Contested Views: Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Tate Britain, London, 19-20 July 2012.

“Vieira Portuense and the interpretation of British history: Queen Margaret and the Robber”, II International Conference on Anglo-Portuguese Studies, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 18-20 April 2011.

O Povo mais amado de Deos: War and religion in Portuguese popular prints of the Peninsular War”, Symposium Portrayals of the Peninsular War: First-hand Accounts and Representations, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 19 April 2010.

“A pintura da história na Península Ibérica durante as guerras revolucionárias e napoleónicas: patriotismo e propaganda”, Historical Congress Olhão, o Algarve e Portugal no tempo das Invasões Francesas (organized by the Centro de Estudos de Património e História do Algarve, Universidade do Algarve), Auditório do Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, 14-16 November 2008.

Cruel invaders of country, Perfidious enemy of the human race: Patriotism, Painting and Propaganda in the Iberian Peninsula during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars”, International Conference War, Empire and Slavery c. 1790-1820, The King’s Manor, University of York, 16-18 May 2008.

“Between History and Art: Prints, Drawings and the Interpretation of the Peninsular War”, Congresso Internacional e Interdisciplinar Evocativo da Guerra Peninsular, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 7-9 November 2007.

“Georges de La Tour and the exhibition Les peintres de la réalité (1934, 2006): ideology and reception” [in Greek], III Conference of Art History in Greece, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2-4 November 2007.

“Vieira Portuense: A Portuguese Painter of the end of the eighteenth century between Rome and London” [in Greek], II Conference of Art History in Greece, Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece, 25-27 November 2005.

 

Organization of scientific meetings

Member of the organizing committee, International Conference Romanticism and the Peripheries, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 5-7 December 2016.

Organization of the Crossing Borders International Workshop, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (UNL) - Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, 25-29 September 2014.

Organization and coordination of the monthly workshop of the ‘art in the periphery’ research network, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, July 2014-onwards.

Scientific consultancy

Member of the scientific committee and session chair, Southern Modernisms: Critical Stances through Regional Appropriations, International Conference, ESAP, Porto, 19-21 February 2015.

Member of the scientific committee, Multidisciplinaridade e Interacção. História da Arte, Museus, Tecnologia e Sociedade, Annual scientific meeting of the Museum Studies group of the IHA, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation—Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 10-11 December 2014.

Peer reviewer for the international journals: Journal of Contemporary History, RIHA JournalBoletín del Museo del Prado.

Member of the jury for the Millenium BCP research scholarship for the study of the painter Alves Cardoso and naturalist painting in the art collection of the Millenium BCP foundation (April 2015).