Friedrich Teja Bach Fellow, Humanities Council
Friedrich Teja Bach is University Professor of the History of Art, Emeritus, at the University of Vienna. Professor Bach studied art history, history, political science, German literature, and philosophy in Tübingen, New Haven, and Paris. His research has focused on the sculpture of Romanian-born Parisian modernist Constantin Brancusi, the graphic art of Albrecht Dürer, the history and theory of drawing, and, most recently, Islamic art. His publications include Constantin Brancusi (1987, 3. Ed. 2004), Skulptur in Berlin 1968-1988 (1988), Struktur und Erscheinung: Untersuchungen zu Dürers graphischer Kunst (1996), Shaping the Beginning: Modern Artists and the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean (2006), andÖffnungen: Zur Theorie und Geschichte der Zeichnung (2009).