Dr. Stager’s Academic Pages
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we talk with Dr. Jennifer Stager, an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of History of Art, whose research interests include colour and materiality, feminisms, multilinguality and cultural exchange, ancient Greek and Roman medicine, and classical receptions.
Join us, as we delve into Dr. Stager’s exciting research on polychromy in the ancient Mediterranean, especially the use of colour on Greek statues.
Interested in learning more? Check out these articles by Dr. Stager:
The Unbearable Whiteness of Whiteness
Review: Recology SF Artists in Residence
Review: Asli Cavusoglu and the Place of Stone
“The Materiality of Color in Ancient Mediterranean Art” in Rachael Goldman (ed.) Essays in Global Color History: Interpreting the Ancient Spectrum. New Jersey: Gorgias Press (2016): 97-119.
“A Mother’s Odyssey” Eidolon (August 31, 2018)
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Sarah E. Bond “Why We Need to Start Seeing the Classical World in Color” Hyperallergic (June 7, 2017)
Hariclia Brecoulaki. “Precious Colours in Ancient Greek Polychromy and Painting: Material Aspects and Symbolic Values” Révue Archéologique, (2014): 1-36.
_____La peinture funéraire de Macédoine. Εmplois et fonctions de la couleur, IVe-IIe siècles av. J.-C. (Athens 2006).
Jens Daehner, Kenneth D. S. Lapatin, and Ambra Spinelli. Artistry In Bronze: The Greeks and Their Legacy : XIX International Congress On Ancient Bronzes. First edition. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Conservation Institute, 2017.
Edilberto Formigli. “Le techniche del colore nella statuaria antica in bronzo” in Formigli, ed. Colore e Luce Nella Statuaria Antica In Bronzo: Indagini Archeometriche e Sperimentali. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2013, 1-31.
_____“Alterazioni superficiali dei bronzi di Riace”, dans Due bronze da Riace. 1984.
Milette Gaifman. “Statue, Cult and Reproduction” Art History, 29:2 (2006): 258-279.
Adeline Grand-Clément. “Poikilia” in Destrée, Pierre ed., A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, 406-421.
Katerina Ierodiakonou. “Empedocles on Colour and Colour Vision” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 29 (2005): 1‐37.
Thomas Katsaros and Constantinos Vasiliadis. “Polychromy in Greek Sculpture”, ed. Olga Palagia Handbook of Greek Sculpture. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG (2019): 690-726.
Carol C. Mattusch. “Archaic and Classical Bronzes” in Olga Palagia ed., Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials and Techniques. London, 2006.
_____ “Changing Approaches to Classical Bronze Statuary”
Lyra Monteiro. “Power Structures: White Columns, White Marble, White Supremacy” Medium (October 22, 2020)
Michaela Sassi. “Perceiving Colors” in Pierre Destrée and Penelope Murray eds. A Companion to Ancient Aesthetics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015, 262-273.
Margaret Talbot. “The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture” The New Yorker (October 22, 2018)
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