KATO Tetsuhiro

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KATO Tetsuhiro
Kwansei Gakuin University
School of Humanities, Department of Culture and History, Institute of Aesthetics and Art Studies
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Academic & Professional Experience

Osaka-Gakuin Junior College, Professor
- Kwansei Gakuin University, Professor
Osaka-Gakuin Junior College, Associate
Kyoto University, Research Assistant


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Burckhardt's Art History and Its Untimeliness
KATO Tetsuhiro
Aesthetics Review   31 1-26   Mar 2016
Anthropology of Image: Its Possibilities and Limits
KATO Tetsuhiro
Humanities Review   65(1) 119-139   May 2015
On Japaneseness of Japanese Ornament
KATO Tetsuhiro
CROSS SECTIONS   (4) 89-93   Feb 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Continuous Narrative in Visual Arts: Rethinking about the Concept of 'Iji-Douzu'
KATO Tetsuhiro
Kyoto studies in aesthetics and art history   (10) 1-38   Jul 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
reception aesthetics as method
KATO Tetsuhiro
Bijutsu forum 21   (23) 25-30   May 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Carl Robert and the archaeological hermeneutics
KATO Tetsuhiro
humanities review   61(10) -77-97   May 2011
Warburg and Wickhoff: on continuous narrative in the villa Farnesina
KATO Tetsuhiro
Aesthetics Review   (26) 1-25   Mar 2011
Yashiro Yukio and the sentimentality of Japanese art
KATO Tetsuhiro
Bijutsu forum 21   (16) 103-109   Nov 2007   [Refereed][Invited]


Aby Warburg and the Anthropological Study of Art
Selected Papers of the 15th International Congress of Aesthetics   126-132    2003
Aesthetics and Art Studies in Modern Japan
Report of the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)(2), 1998-2001      2002
E. F, Fenollosa and the Importation of Aesthetics into Japan
Aesthetics Review   13-22   1999
Crossing the Border: The Current Significance of Warburg's Iconology
Bulletin of the Cultural and Natural Sciences   33(34) 43-49   1996
Malerei und Narration : (]J1068[)ber die 'Kontinuierenden' Erz(]J1103[)hlstil der Malerei
Bulletin of the Cultural and Natural Sciences   25,55-64    1992
Picture-Reading? : Gombrich and the hermeneutics of Art
Aesthetics   4    1990
The Gesture in Painting

Books etc

The Genealogy of Art History
KATO Tetsuhiro
Chuo-Koron Bijutsu Shuppan Co., Ltd.   Jan 2018   

Conference Activities & Talks

Aims and Limits of Global Art Studies
KATO Tetsuhiro
21th international Congress of Aesthetics   26 Jul 2019   
Concept of Culture in Postwar Japan
KATO Tetsuhiro
20th International Congress of Aesthetics   26 Jul 2016   
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima: Pathosformel of Winner and Loser
KATO Tetsuhiro
The 19th Jubilee International Congress of Aesthetics   24 Jul 2013   


Aesthetics of the 'Ugliness' and the 'Exclusion': Basic Research on the Dynamics of Negative Beauty
2005 - 2007
Japaneseness of Japanese Art
2002 - 2007
Range of Japanese Sensibility
2002 - 2007
Aesthetics of Four Elements(Earth, Water, Fire, Wind): Basic Investigation on the Relation of Thought, Art and Natural Science
2000 - 2003
General Study on 'Road' in Various Aspects of History
New Possibility of "Sensitive" Science
1998 - 2000
Aesthetics and Pathology
1997 - 2000
Imagination: Comparative-Aesthetic Research on Its Evaluation
1994 - 1995
Possibility and Genealogy of Aesthetics as 'scientia cognitionis sensitiva'
1992 - 1993
Art and Nature: From A New Perspective
1991 - 1993

Research Grants & Projects

On the Birth of Modern Iconology
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
Aesthetics and Art Studies in Meiji-period Japan
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 1998 - 2001
Comparative Study on Narrative Painting
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 1993 - 1993