Dr Sabine Wieber

  • Lecturer in History of Art, Architecture & Design (History of Art)

email: Sabine.Wieber@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 301
History of Art
8 University Gardens
Glasgow G12 8QH


Office Hour: Email for appointment

Research Interests

  • Austrian and German Art, Architecture and Design (1800-1930)
  • The Domestic Interior
  • Gender Politics and Identity
  • Medical History
  • Nationalism
  • Exhibition Practices and Display Strategies

List all by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007 | 2006 | 2003 | 2002
Number of items: 23.

2013

Wieber, S. (2013) A beautiful corpse: Vienna's fascination with death. In: Blackshaw, G. (ed.) Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, USA, pp. 173-203. ISBN 9781857095616

2012

Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S., (Eds.) (2012) Journeys into Madness: Mapping Mental Illness in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Series: Austrian and Habsburg studies. Berghahn, New York, NY. ISBN 9780857454584

Blackshaw, G., and Wieber, S. (2012) Introduction. In: Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S. (eds.) Journeys into madness : mapping mental illness in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Berghahn, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9780857454584

Wieber, S. (2012) Vienna’s most fashionable neurasthenic: Empress Sisi and the cult of size zero. In: Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S. (eds.) Journeys into madness : mapping mental illness in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Berghahn, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9780857454584

Wieber, S. (2012) Vienna Enchanted by Makart? Kunstchronik, 65 (2). pp. 74-80. ISSN 0023-5474

Innocenti, P., Richards, J., and Wieber, S. (2012) Bridging multicultural communities: developing a framework for a European network of museums, libraries and public cultural institutions. In: Digital Humanities 2012, 16-22 Jul 2012, Hamburg, Germany.

2011

Wieber, S. (2011) Studien zu Anton Romako (1832-1889). Sehepunkte .

Wieber, S. (2011) Viennese history painting is booming. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences .

Wieber, S. (2011) Alltag und Aneignung in Psychiatrien um 1900. H-Net .

Wieber, S. (2011) Sculpting the sanatorium: nervous bodies and femmes fragiles in Vienna 1900. Women in German Yearbook, 27 . pp. 58-86. ISSN 1058-7446 (doi:10.1353/wgy.2011.0008)

2010

Behr, C., Usborne, C. and Wieber, S., (Eds.) (2010) Picturing the Past. Series: Cultural and social history. Gardners Books. ISBN 9781847886477

Blackshaw, G., and Wieber, S. (2010) Madness & Modernity: Kunst und Wahn in Wien um 1900. [Exhibition]

Wieber, S. (2010) Review of: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, by James Macaulay. Victorian, 35 . p. 25. ISSN 1467-7970

Wieber, S. (2010) Review of: The Poetic Home: design in the 19th century domestic interior, by Stefan Muthesius. Home Cultures, 7 (3). pp. 369-372. ISSN 1740-6315

2009

Topp, L., and Wieber, S. (2009) Architecture, psychiatry, and Lebensreform at an agricultural colony of the insane — Lower Austria, 1903. Central Europe, 7 (2). pp. 125-149. ISSN 1479-0963 (doi:10.1179/147909609X12490448453885)

Wieber, S. (2009) The allure of nerves: class, gender and neurasthenia in Gustav Klimt's society portraits. In: Blackshaw, G. and Topp, L. (eds.) Madness and Modernity: Mental Illness and the Visual Arts in Vienna 1900. Lund Humphries, Farnham, UK, pp. 118-135. ISBN 9781848220201

Wieber, S., and Topp, L. (2009) Architecture, Psychiatry and the Rural Idyll. In: Gabriel, E. and Gamper, M. (eds.) Psychiatrische Institutionen in Österreich um 1900. Verlagshaus der Arzte, Vienna. ISBN 978-3902552341

Wieber, S. (2009) The German Interior at the Turn of the Last Century. In: Sparke, P., Massey, A., Keeble, T. and Martin, B. (eds.) Designing the Modern Interior: From the Victorians to Today. Berg, Oxford, pp. 53-64. ISBN 978-1847882875

Wieber, S. (2009) Richard Luksch, two faience figures for the Purkersdorf Sanatorium, 1905. In: Blackshaw, G. and Topp, L.E. (eds.) Madness and Modernity: Mental Illness and the Visual Arts in Vienna 1900. Lund Humphries, Surrey, UK, pp. 118-135. ISBN 9781848220201

2007

Wieber, S. (2007) Eduard Grützner's Munich villa and the German Renaissance. Intellectual History Review, 17 (2). pp. 153-174. ISSN 1749-6985 (doi:10.1080/17496970701383654)

2006

Wieber, S. (2006) Staging the past: Allotria's 'Festzug Karl V' and German national identity. Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, 10 (4). pp. 523-551. ISSN 1364-2529 (doi:10.1080/13642520600649465 )

2003

Wieber, S. (2003) From kulturnation to staatsnation: German national identity, 1800-1890. In: Heller, R. (ed.) Confronting Identities in German Art: Myths, Reactions, Reflections. David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA, pp. 23-49. ISBN 9780935573367

2002

Wieber, S. (2002) The revival and relevance of medieval costume in early nineteenth-century German art. In: Weaver, E.B. and Rodini, E. (eds.) A Well-Fashioned Image: Clothing and Costume in European Art, 1500-1850. David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA. ISBN 9780935573350

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Number of items: 23.

Article

Wieber, S. (2012) Vienna Enchanted by Makart? Kunstchronik, 65 (2). pp. 74-80. ISSN 0023-5474

Wieber, S. (2011) Studien zu Anton Romako (1832-1889). Sehepunkte .

Wieber, S. (2011) Viennese history painting is booming. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences .

Wieber, S. (2011) Alltag und Aneignung in Psychiatrien um 1900. H-Net .

Wieber, S. (2011) Sculpting the sanatorium: nervous bodies and femmes fragiles in Vienna 1900. Women in German Yearbook, 27 . pp. 58-86. ISSN 1058-7446 (doi:10.1353/wgy.2011.0008)

Wieber, S. (2010) Review of: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, by James Macaulay. Victorian, 35 . p. 25. ISSN 1467-7970

Wieber, S. (2010) Review of: The Poetic Home: design in the 19th century domestic interior, by Stefan Muthesius. Home Cultures, 7 (3). pp. 369-372. ISSN 1740-6315

Topp, L., and Wieber, S. (2009) Architecture, psychiatry, and Lebensreform at an agricultural colony of the insane — Lower Austria, 1903. Central Europe, 7 (2). pp. 125-149. ISSN 1479-0963 (doi:10.1179/147909609X12490448453885)

Wieber, S. (2007) Eduard Grützner's Munich villa and the German Renaissance. Intellectual History Review, 17 (2). pp. 153-174. ISSN 1749-6985 (doi:10.1080/17496970701383654)

Wieber, S. (2006) Staging the past: Allotria's 'Festzug Karl V' and German national identity. Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, 10 (4). pp. 523-551. ISSN 1364-2529 (doi:10.1080/13642520600649465 )

Book Section

Wieber, S. (2013) A beautiful corpse: Vienna's fascination with death. In: Blackshaw, G. (ed.) Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, USA, pp. 173-203. ISBN 9781857095616

Blackshaw, G., and Wieber, S. (2012) Introduction. In: Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S. (eds.) Journeys into madness : mapping mental illness in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Berghahn, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9780857454584

Wieber, S. (2012) Vienna’s most fashionable neurasthenic: Empress Sisi and the cult of size zero. In: Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S. (eds.) Journeys into madness : mapping mental illness in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Berghahn, New York, NY, USA. ISBN 9780857454584

Wieber, S. (2009) The allure of nerves: class, gender and neurasthenia in Gustav Klimt's society portraits. In: Blackshaw, G. and Topp, L. (eds.) Madness and Modernity: Mental Illness and the Visual Arts in Vienna 1900. Lund Humphries, Farnham, UK, pp. 118-135. ISBN 9781848220201

Wieber, S., and Topp, L. (2009) Architecture, Psychiatry and the Rural Idyll. In: Gabriel, E. and Gamper, M. (eds.) Psychiatrische Institutionen in Österreich um 1900. Verlagshaus der Arzte, Vienna. ISBN 978-3902552341

Wieber, S. (2009) The German Interior at the Turn of the Last Century. In: Sparke, P., Massey, A., Keeble, T. and Martin, B. (eds.) Designing the Modern Interior: From the Victorians to Today. Berg, Oxford, pp. 53-64. ISBN 978-1847882875

Wieber, S. (2009) Richard Luksch, two faience figures for the Purkersdorf Sanatorium, 1905. In: Blackshaw, G. and Topp, L.E. (eds.) Madness and Modernity: Mental Illness and the Visual Arts in Vienna 1900. Lund Humphries, Surrey, UK, pp. 118-135. ISBN 9781848220201

Wieber, S. (2003) From kulturnation to staatsnation: German national identity, 1800-1890. In: Heller, R. (ed.) Confronting Identities in German Art: Myths, Reactions, Reflections. David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA, pp. 23-49. ISBN 9780935573367

Wieber, S. (2002) The revival and relevance of medieval costume in early nineteenth-century German art. In: Weaver, E.B. and Rodini, E. (eds.) A Well-Fashioned Image: Clothing and Costume in European Art, 1500-1850. David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA. ISBN 9780935573350

Edited Book

Blackshaw, G. and Wieber, S., (Eds.) (2012) Journeys into Madness: Mapping Mental Illness in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Series: Austrian and Habsburg studies. Berghahn, New York, NY. ISBN 9780857454584

Behr, C., Usborne, C. and Wieber, S., (Eds.) (2010) Picturing the Past. Series: Cultural and social history. Gardners Books. ISBN 9781847886477

Conference Proceedings

Innocenti, P., Richards, J., and Wieber, S. (2012) Bridging multicultural communities: developing a framework for a European network of museums, libraries and public cultural institutions. In: Digital Humanities 2012, 16-22 Jul 2012, Hamburg, Germany.

Exhibition

Blackshaw, G., and Wieber, S. (2010) Madness & Modernity: Kunst und Wahn in Wien um 1900. [Exhibition]

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Accepting PhD Supervision in any of my areas of research.

Current PhD Students

Sara Oberg Stradal: Medical illustrations in medieval manuscripts

Rosie Spooner: Canada Pavilions at International Exhibition in the UK

Charlotte Ippolito: American Arts and Crafts

Bianca Scoti: Persian Carpets in late nineteenth-century American Interiors

Sherezade Rangel: Creative Writing

  • Modernism (Level 1)
  • Sites of Modern Art (Level 2)
  • Methodology of Art History (Junior Honours)
  • Portfolio Core Course (Junior Honours)
  • The Dawn of Modernism (Senior Honours)
  • Art History: International Art Nouveau (MLitt programme)
  • Reading International Art Nouveau (MLitt)
  • Research Methods in Practice (Mlitt)
  • Dress and Textile Histories (MLitt)
  • Material Cultures (MLitt / MPhil)

     

Administration

External Responsibilities

Selected Conference Papers

  • Gustav Klimt's Little Red Sketchbook, 1897-1903, 'Object Lives', Wolfson College, Oxford, September 2013
  • Death Masks and the Lure of Interdisciplinarity, 'Social Sciences and Humanities Congress, Victoria, British Columbia, June 2013
  • From Shambles to Abattoirs: Representing Meat in Art and Architecture, 1850-1930, University of Plymouth, May 2013
  • Gendered Practices of Everyday Life in Central European Asylums ca. 1900, 'Madness and Revolt', Keynote at AAH Student Conference, Edinburgh, November 2011
  • ‘The Old National Gallery in Berlin, 1876-2010,’ Public Histories: Past & Present, Centre for History and Theory, Roehampton University, London, February 2009
  • Chair and Organiser of ‘Far From Silent Partners: Extra-Artistic Dialogues in Central European Avant-Gardes around 1900,’ Europa! Europa?’ European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies, Ghent University, 29-31 May 2008 
  • ‘The Agricultural Colony at Kierling-Gugging' (with Leslie Topp), Psychiatrische - und ähnliche - Institutionen um 1900. Konzepte, Realisierungen, Praxis, The Institute for the History of Medicine, Vienna, October 2007
  • ‘The Viennese Femme Fragile,’ Public Lecture, Peninsula Arts, Plymouth, October 2007‘The Role of Sculpture in Viennese Modernism,’ Public Lecture, Birkbeck College, Faculty of Continuing Education, January 2007  
  • ‘Kunstgeschichte und das musikalische Gesamtkunstwerk,’ Konzert und Konkurrenz: Die Künste und ihre Wissenschaften im 19. Jahrhundert, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, May 2006
  • ‘Modern German Interiors: Conflicting Positions in Fin-de-Siècle Munich,’ The Centre for the Study of the Design of the Modern Interior, 7th Dorich House Annual Conference, Kingston, May 2005
  • ‘Historicity, Authenticity and German National Identity,’ College Art Association Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, February 2004

Exhibitions

  • Co-Curator, ‘Madness and Modernity: Kunst und Geisteskrankheit in Wien um 1900,’ Wien Museum, Vienna, 16 February – 31 May 2010
  • Co-Curator, ‘Confronting Identities in German Art,’ The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 30 October 2003-5 January 2004

Interviews