History of Art Department
Assaf Pinkus is a Professor of Art History at the Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University. His studies engage with Gothic art and late medieval culture, workshop routines and economic models; patronage, narrative and spectatorship; non-religious response to medieval art; imagination and soma-aesthetics; violence imagery and, most recently - global history of giants.
Assaf has been a member of the DFG research group, and a recipient of several ISF grants, an Alon Fellowship, a Minerva grant from the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, GIF, Gerda Henkel Stiftung, and others. His academic work has received several local and international prizes.