Kontakt: peter.gillgren@arthistory.su.se

Peter Gillgren is Anders Zorn professor of Art History at Stockholm University. He received his PhD in 1995 from Uppsala University on a dissertation about painted epitaphs in Early Modern Sweden.

Publications include articles on Renaissance and Baroque art, as well as on the theories of Art History. In 2009 appeared a book on art and identity in 16th century Sweden. A book length study of spectatorship and site specificity in relation to Federico Barocci's art was published by Ashgate in 2011.

Currently he is working on a project on Michelangelo and multi-media. Beside Early Modern painting and art theory Gillgren is interested in contemporary art, music and multi-media.