Publications by Matthew Rampley


(with Markian Prokopovych and Nóra Veszprémi) The Museum Age in Austria-Hungary: Art and Empire in the Long Nineteenth Century (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2021)

(with Markian Prokopovych and Nóra Veszprémi) Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts (New York and London: Routledge, 2020)

The Vienna School of Art History. Scholarship and the Politics of Empire, 1847-1918 (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2013)

Edited books and special issues

“Art History in Central Europe: the Vienna School and Beyond.” Special issue of The Journal of Art Historiography 8 (June 2013)

Heritage, Ideology and Identity in Central and Eastern Europe. Contested Pasts, Contested Presents.(London: Boydell & Brewer, 2012). Authored chapter: ‘Contested Histories: Heritage and / as the Construction of the Past.’

(with Charlotte Schoell-Glass, Andrea Pinotti, Kitty Zijlmans, Hubert Locher, Thierry Lenain) Art History and Visual Studies in Europe. A Critical Guide (Leiden: Brill, 2012). Authored chapters include: ‘Introduction,’ ‘Bildwissenschaft,’ ‘Nationalism and Art History in the New Europe,’ and ‘Art History in the Nordic Countries’ (co-authored).

“Museology in Central Europe.” Special Issue of Centropa. A Journal of Central European Architecture and Related Arts. 12.2 (May 2012)


‘From Potemkin City to the Estrangement of Vision: Baroque Vision and Modernity in Austria, before and after 1918,’ Austrian History Yearbook 47 (2016) 167-87.

‘The Strzygowski School of Cluj. An Episode in the Interwar Cultural Politics of Romania,’ Journal of Art Historiography, 8 (2013) 1-21.

‘Art History, Racism and Nationalism. Coriolan Petranu and Art in Transylvania,’ in Jerzy Malinowski, ed., History of Art History in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (Torun: Tako, 2012) 57-62.

‘L’histoire de l’art et la crise des sciences humaines: Josef Strzygowski et Hans Sedlmayr,’ Austriaca 72 (2011) 189-212.

‘Dalmatia is Italian! The Politics of Art History in Austria-Hungary and South-Eastern Europe, 1862-1930,’ Etudes Balkaniques 44.4 (2008) 130-147.

‘Max Dvorák: art history and the crisis of modernity,Art History, 26 (2), 214-237.

‘Subjectivity and Modernism. Riegl and the Rediscovery of the Baroque,’ in Richard Woodfield, ed., Framing Formalism. Riegl’s Work (Gordon + Breach, 2000) 265-90.


Vladimír Fischer – Church of St Augustine, Brno, 1930-35 – photo: by Harold, Wikimedia Commons