Professor, Medieval Art History
118 Decio Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Ph.D., Courtauld Institute, University of London
Barber's teaching interests include undergraduate lecture courses on all aspects of Early Christian, Byzantine, and Medieval Art. His research interests include Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Barber has written extensively on theories of the image in Byzantium. His projects include the influence of Aristotelian thinking on 11th-century habits of viewing, publishing (with students) the Snite Museum's collection of Greek and Russian icons, examining the poetics of post-Byzantine painting, and the Apocalypse in the Greek tradition.
Video of Lecture: Saturday Scholar Series: "Before and Beyond Modernism: Icons as Art"