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Dr Kayoko Ichikawa

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Associate Tutor

Tel: +44 (0)24 76 523005
Email: k dot ichikawa at warwick dot ac dot uk

Milburn House
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7HS


Kayoko studied Aesthetics and Art History at Keio University in Tokyo where she began her doctoral studies. Before moving to Warwick, she studied at the University of Siena for a year. She has recently completed her PhD thesis on the formation of Marian civic identity in Sienese art in the later thirteenth century focusing on the reconstructed altarpiece including the Madonna del Voto, the Coronation of the Virgin, and the narrative panels attributed to Dietisalvi di Speme and Guido da Siena.

Research interests

Kayoko’s main research interest is the historical and intellectual context of the development of Sienese pictorial narrative cycles before and after Duccio’s Maestà with a special focus on the interaction between Siena, northern Europe, and the Mediterranean east. Further Information


Modules taught include:

  • Introduction to Art History: Classicism and the Arts of Christianity
  • History of Art and Intepretation
  • The Altarpiece


  • BA; MA (Keio University)
  • PhD (Warwick)

Advice and Feedback hours

Autumn Term (except for Weeks 1 & 6):

Thursdays and Fridays 2-3pm

Week 1: Friday 4-6pm

Week 6: Thursday 3-5pm

Otherwise, by appointment (via email).