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Annabel J. Wharton

William B. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History
Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708
114 South Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse Bay 9, A288A Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Models and World Making: Bodies, Buildings, Black Boxes

Book · January 1, 2021 From climate change forecasts and pandemic maps to Lego sets and Ancestry algorithms, models encompass our world and our lives. In her thought-provoking new book, Annabel Wharton begins with a definition drawn from the quantitative sciences and the philoso ... Cite

Doll's house/dollhouse: Models and agency

Journal Article Journal of American Studies · February 1, 2019 Models - economic, mathematical, toys, manikins - are ubiquitous. This article probes one model, the Stettheimer doll's house, in order to understand all models better. The Stettheimers, three wealthy unmarried sisters living in New York in the early the t ... Full text Cite

Acquiring Jerusalem

Chapter · January 1, 2018 The Roman Empire recognized the importance of Palestine to its control of the eastern Mediterranean; with the emergence of Christian hegemony in the fourth century, religion gave the West’s ambition to possess Jerusalem a new dimension. Brutal military occ ... Full text Cite

The Tribune Tower: Spolia as Despoliation1

Chapter · January 1, 2016 Spolia is now an art historical term for the recycling of architectural fragments. It has lost its classical reference to the predatory confiscation and display of plunder necessary to the public spectacle of power. The Tribune Tower, a charming high-rise ... Full text Cite

Relics, Protestants, Things

Journal Article Material Religion · 2014 Cite

Relics, Protestants, Things

Journal Article Material Religion · 2014 Cite

Jerusalem's Zions

Journal Article Material Religion · 2013 Cite

History and Fiction

Chapter · 2012 Cite

Home in jerusalem: The American colony and palestinian suburban architecture

Journal Article Post-Medieval Archaeology · November 1, 2011 Urban development outside the walls of Jerusalem began only after 1850. These new suburbs embodied the spatial traditions of their different religious and ethnic patrons. Russian, French, English, German, and particularly Jewish émigré complexes have been ... Full text Cite

“Home in Jerusalem: the American Colony in Jerusalem"

Journal Article Post Medieval Archaeology · 2011 Cite

John Ruskin: Ethics in Economics

Journal Article History of Political Economy · 2011 Cite

History and Fiction

Chapter · 2010 Cite

Models and World Making: Bodies, Buildings, Black Boxes

Book · January 1, 2021 From climate change forecasts and pandemic maps to Lego sets and Ancestry algorithms, models encompass our world and our lives. In her thought-provoking new book, Annabel Wharton begins with a definition drawn from the quantitative sciences and the philoso ... Cite

Doll's house/dollhouse: Models and agency

Journal Article Journal of American Studies · February 1, 2019 Models - economic, mathematical, toys, manikins - are ubiquitous. This article probes one model, the Stettheimer doll's house, in order to understand all models better. The Stettheimers, three wealthy unmarried sisters living in New York in the early the t ... Full text Cite

Acquiring Jerusalem

Chapter · January 1, 2018 The Roman Empire recognized the importance of Palestine to its control of the eastern Mediterranean; with the emergence of Christian hegemony in the fourth century, religion gave the West’s ambition to possess Jerusalem a new dimension. Brutal military occ ... Full text Cite

The Tribune Tower: Spolia as Despoliation1

Chapter · January 1, 2016 Spolia is now an art historical term for the recycling of architectural fragments. It has lost its classical reference to the predatory confiscation and display of plunder necessary to the public spectacle of power. The Tribune Tower, a charming high-rise ... Full text Cite

Relics, Protestants, Things

Journal Article Material Religion · 2014 Cite

Relics, Protestants, Things

Journal Article Material Religion · 2014 Cite

Jerusalem's Zions

Journal Article Material Religion · 2013 Cite

History and Fiction

Chapter · 2012 Cite

Home in jerusalem: The American colony and palestinian suburban architecture

Journal Article Post-Medieval Archaeology · November 1, 2011 Urban development outside the walls of Jerusalem began only after 1850. These new suburbs embodied the spatial traditions of their different religious and ethnic patrons. Russian, French, English, German, and particularly Jewish émigré complexes have been ... Full text Cite

“Home in Jerusalem: the American Colony in Jerusalem"

Journal Article Post Medieval Archaeology · 2011 Cite

John Ruskin: Ethics in Economics

Journal Article History of Political Economy · 2011 Cite

History and Fiction

Chapter · 2010 Cite

Jerusalem remade

Chapter · December 1, 2008 Cite

Jerusalem Architecture: Old Is bitter, New Is Ugly

Other Architecture and Urbanism in the Middle East, special issue MEI · 2008 Cite

Remaking Jerusalem

Chapter · 2007 Cite

Jewish art, Jewish Art

Journal Article Images · 2007 Cite

Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Themeparks

Book · 2006 Featured Publication Cite

Constantine and Rome

Journal Article Church History · 2005 Cite

Empire Building

Other New Statesman · January 2005 Cite

The Tomb of Christ

Journal Article Journal of Early Christian Studies · 2004 Cite

Rereading late ancient Christianity: Introduction

Journal Article Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · September 1, 2003 Full text Cite

Exporting American Architecture

Journal Article · 2003 Cite

Height of Fashion

Other New Statesman · September 2001 Cite

Height of Fashion

Journal Article New Statesman · 2001 Cite

Economy, Architecture and Cold War Politics: the Istanbul Hilton

Journal Article Economic Engagements with Art · 1999 Cite

Edges: Social and Cultural Encounters in the Middle Ages and Early Modernity

Other special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · 1999 Cite

Economy, architecture, and politics: Colonialist and cold war hotels

Journal Article History of Political Economy · January 1, 1999 Full text Cite

Body, Matter, Spirit

Journal Article JMEMS, special issue · 1998 Cite

Maps of Authority: Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern Urban Landscape

Other special issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · 1996 Cite

Westminster Cathedral: Medieval Architectures and Religious Difference

Journal Article Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · 1996 Cite

Clash of the Gods

Journal Article American Historical Review · 1995 Cite

Imago Dei. the Byzantine Apologia for Icons

Journal Article Envoi: A Review Journal of Medieval Literature · 1992 Cite

Art and Miracles in Byzantium

Journal Article The American Historical Review · 1992 Cite

Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire

Journal Article Art Bulletin · 1992 Cite

Various

Chapter · 1991 Cite

Tenderness and Hegemony: Exporting the Virgin Eleousa

Journal Article World of Art: Themes of Unity in Diversity. Acts of the XXVth International Congress of Art History, Washington, DC · 1990 Cite

Formation of Christendom; History of the Orthodox Church

Journal Article Religious Studies Review · 1990 Cite

The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco

Journal Article Speculum · 1990 Cite

Ritual and Reconstructed Meaning: The Neonian Baptistery in Ravenna

Journal Article The Art Bulletin · September 1987 Full text Cite

The Mosaics of San Marco in Venice

Journal Article Speculum · 1986 Cite

The Byzantine Church at Dereagzi and Its Decoration

Journal Article Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians · 1986 Cite

Middle Byzantine Fresco Painting in Greece

Journal Article Byzantine Studies · 1985 Cite

Byzantine Imperial Portraits

Journal Article Speculum · 1984 Cite

L’iconostase. Evolution historique en Russie

Journal Article Speculum · 1983 Cite

Byzantine 12th Century Frescoes in Kastoria

Journal Article Byzantine Studies · 1983 Cite

Peintures de Asie Mineure; Studies in Byzantine Iconography

Journal Article Byzantine Studies · 1982 Cite

Eglises a Colonnes de Goreme

Journal Article Archeologia · 1982 Cite

Gracanica

Journal Article Speculum · 1981 Cite

Cappadocia

Chapter · 1981 Cite

The Middle Byzantine Sanctuary Barrier: templon Screen or Iconostasis?

Journal Article Journal of the British Archaeological Association · 1981 Cite

The Political Content of the Bema Frescoes of Saint Sophia in Ohrid

Journal Article Jahrbuch der Oesterreichischen Byzantinistik · 1980 Cite

Problems of Provincialism: Byzantine Monasteries in Cappadocia and Monks in South Italy

Journal Article Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes · 1979 Cite