Andrei Dumitrescu

MA, Central European University, Vienna, Comparative History: Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies (2023)
BA, National University of Arts, Bucharest, Art History and Theory (2021)
BA, National University of Arts, Bucharest, Conservation and Restoration (2019)
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2023

Andrei Dumitrescu studies late Byzantine visual and religious culture, focusing on the role of wall paintings in shaping the experience of sacred space. His research aims to unravel the multi-layered meaning conveyed by mural programs in connection with liturgy, literature, and politics. It also addresses the complex interactions between the Byzantine world and the Latin West, especially the Italian Peninsula.

Recent publications:

"The Bowing Prince: Post-Byzantine Representations of Christian Rulership in Moldavian Wall Paintings," in The Routledge Handbook of Byzantine Visual Culture in the Danube Regions, 1300–1600, ed. M. A. Rossi and A. I. Sullivan (London and New York: Routledge, 2024), 223–237. 

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