• Chromatic variation in late antique rainbows 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Depictions of rainbows in late antique and early Byzantine art follow the normal sequence of the spectral colours, only some bows exclude blue and violet. Another characteristic feature of the late antique rainbow is the ...
    • The Classical in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture – an Introduction 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This special issue of CLARA titled ‘The Classical in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture’ focuses on the impact of Greco-Roman antiquity on present day art and culture. Over the last few decades, antique statues have been ...
    • Hellenistic Portraits between the Ideal and the Real 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Hellenistic portraiture comprises many visual expressions ranging from the ideal to the real. Several factors play a part in the shaping of this diverse portrait art. From the 4th century BC onwards, there was a growing ...
    • Karl Frederik Kinch - a Danish pioneer in Thessaloniki 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The Danish archaeologist and philologist Karl Frederik Kinch (1853-1921) is probably best known for his investigations on Rhodes, where, together with Christian Blinkenberg, he led the excavations on the acropolis of Lindos ...
    • Les tentures fleuries peintes à Baouît 

      Kiilerich, Bente; Torp, Hjalmar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      In the monastery of Apa Apollô at Bawit, paintings imitating textiles decorate the walls in many of the chapels excavated by Jean Clédat (1901-1902, 1903-1905) and Jean Maspero (1913). These textile imitations, situated ...
    • Material Transformations of Antique Sculpture in Contemporary Art 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In the twenty-first century, famous antique statues have been reinterpreted by artists of very different backgrounds. A characteristic feature of the contemporary artwork is the use of unconventional sculptural materials ...
    • Perceiving Matter. Visual, Material and Sensual Communication – an introduction 

      Kollandsrud, Kaja; Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A consistent line of thinking about matter, colour and form continued into the Middle Ages from the Classical period. Our present views on the Classical and medieval works of art are coloured by how they have been perceived ...
    • Texture, Colour and Surface Appearance of the Cividale Stuccoes 

      Kiilerich, Bente (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The article discusses the material and aesthetic qualities of the female stucco saints in the Tempietto Longobardo at Cividale del Friuli (c. AD 750). The stuccoes combine two artistic and technical traditions: marble ...