Zheng, Yikan

Yikan ZHENG is currently a PhD candidate in Art History at the Central Academy of Fine Art of China. Her PhD dissertation is dedicated to a series of Crucifixions in Italy ranging from the 13th century to the 16th century, especially in the south of Italy. It focuses on the local iconographic practice, the changing contexts of images, and the way in which they are inscribed or re-located in shifting narratives. Other research interests include the transmission and the transformation of the image of Khan between Asia and Europe in the 14th Century.