The methodology of psychobiography. Art history and psychoanalysis : joined views

Project: PHD

Project Details


The doctorate is situated in the interdisciplinary field of art history and psychoanalysis. The thesis is introduced by an historical overview of psychobiographies of plastic artists, almost exclusively realised by psychoanalysts. Then an interdisciplinary psychobiographical method is elaborated, starting from the art historical analysis. Finally the method is illustrated by examples of psychobiographies.
Effective start/end date1/10/0430/09/08


  • Félicien Rops
  • contempory art
  • qualitative research
  • methodology
  • Plastic arts
  • life history
  • psychobiography
  • Felicien Rops
  • psychoanalysis


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