Areas of Special Interest:
Italian Art (15th-17th cent.), History of Art History, El Greco
PhD, University of Crete
MA in History of Western Art, University of Athens
BA in History and Archaeology, University of Athens
Dr. Ioannou has obtained a BA in History and Archaeology at the University of Athens, an MA in History of Western Art at the same university and a PhD at the University of Crete. His Thesis was on the work of the painter Belisario Corenzio (1558-1646).
Between 1993 and 1997 he was a member of the editing board of the Dictionary of Greek Artists (16-20 cent.), vol. 1-4, Athens, Melissa Publishers, 1997-2000; Between 1997 and 2004 he did research in various Italian archives, mainly in Venice, Naples, and Rome; Between 1999 and 2000 he was Researcher at The Hellenic Institute of Venice. Since 2005 is Lecturer of Art History at the University of Crete; since 2011, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Crete; and since 2018 Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Crete; Since 2007 is Researcher at the Institute of Mediterranean Studies – FORTH.
Leonardo da Vinci, Leon Battista Alberti, Andrea Pozzo: On Painting. The First Translations of Art Treatises in Greek, Herakleion, Crete University Press, 2016
“El Greco tra i “Madonneri”: la critica, le ideologie, il mercato. Nuove luci sul recupero del Trittico di Modena (1937)”, Studi di storia dell’arte, vol. 27, 2017: 151-174
“ДОКУМЕНТИ, КОИТО СЕ ОТНАСЯТ ДО ДЕЙНОСТТА НА Д. ДОБРОВИЧ В ИТАЛИЯ / Documents relating to the life and work of Dobrovich in Italy”, The Romance of the XIX Century: Dimitar Dobrovich (1816-1905). Life and Works, edited by Daneva, Sofia, New Bulgarian University, 2017: 164-188