Faculty

ludovico geymonat

Ludovico Geymonat


Assistant Professor



225-578-5411 | 220 Design Building
geymonat1@lsu.edu |

Art History BA Universitá di Torino
MA Princeton University
PhD Princeton University



Ludovico Geymonat teaches medieval art at LSU. His research has developed from doctoral studies on Byzantine and Romanesque wall painting to focus on medieval drawings, monumental programs, and the question of how images and ideas circulated in the Middle Ages. He is currently working on two book projects. The first focuses on wall paintings in the Baptistery of Parma, Italy, and the second, Monumental Decorations and the Medieval Perception of Space, investigates how ideas are translated into visual representations on a monumental scale. Before joining the art history faculty at LSU in 2017, Geymonat was a visiting professor at the University of Notre Dame. He has published on 13th- and 14th-century Venetian painting and sculpture, the Baptistery of Parma, and medieval drawings. His teaching covers the history of medieval art and architecture in Europe and the Mediterranean. Geymonat received his BA in art history from the Universitá di Torino in Turin, Italy, and his MA and PhD in art history from Princeton University.

Publications

“Carolingian Drawings in the Wolfenbüttel Centaur Palimpsest,” Retter der Antike: Marquard Gude (1635-1689) auf der Suche nach den Klassikern, ed. Patrizia Carmassi, Wiesbaden 2016, 309-347

“Preparing for the End: Painting in the Baptistery of Parma and the Great Devotion of 1233,” in Romanesque and the Mediterranean, eds. Rosa Bacile and John McNeill, Leeds: Maney, 2015, 173-192

“Visual Memory and a Drawing by Villard de Honnecourt,” in Memory: A History, ed. Dmitri Nikulin, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 125-130

“Drawing, Memory and Imagination in the Wolfenbüttel Musterbuch,” in Mechanisms of Exchange: Transmission in Medieval Art and Architecture of the Mediterranean, ca. 1000-1500, eds. Heather E. Grossman and Alicia Walker, Medieval Encounters, 18 (2012), 518-82