A groundbreaking approach to the problem of realism in Tudor art In Tudor and Jacobean England, visual art was often termed “lively.” This word was used to describe the full range of visual and material culture—from portraits to funeral monuments, book illustrations to tapestry. To a modern viewer, this claim seems perplexing: what could “liveliness”Continue reading “New Book Publication: Tudor Liveliness – Vivid Art in Post-Reformation England by Christina J Faraday”
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New Publication: ‘L’art medieval est-il contemporain? (Is Medieval Art Contemporary)’, ed. by Charlotte Denoel, Larisa Dryansky, Erik Verhagen, and Isabelle Marchesin
This publication brings together essays by scholars of both medieval and contemporary art, offering a cross-disciplinary approach of both periods.
New Books Series: ‘The Senses and Material Culture in a Global Perspective’
The series aims to investigate paradigms of sensation in a global perspective, incorporating methods and tools derived from different disciplines including Sensory Studies, Material Culture Studies, and Disability Studies. It aims to bring together scholars to develop the notion of sensory agency of material objects and art through an interdisciplinary, combined examination of material andContinue reading “New Books Series: ‘The Senses and Material Culture in a Global Perspective’”
New Publication: Medieval World: Culture & Conflict Issue 6, “King Louis IX of France (r. 1226-1270)”
Issue 6 of Medieval World: Culture & Conflict looks at the world of King Louis IX of France (r. 1226–1270) – “the most Christian king” – who was a keen diplomat, ardent crusader, and remarkable patron.
New Publication: “Rethinking the Dialogue between the Verbal and the Visual: Methodological Approaches to the Relationship Between Religious Art and Literature (1400–1700)”, ed. Ingrid Falque and Agnes Guiderdoni
With contributions from Ralph Dekoninck, Anna Dlabačová, Grégory Ems, Ingrid Falque, Agnès Guiderdoni, Walter S. Melion, Kees Schepers, Paul J. Smith, and Elliott D. Wise.
New publication: ‘Touching Parchment: how medieval users rubbed, handled, and kissed their manuscripts. Volume 1: officials and their books’ by Kathryn M. Rudy
Touching Parchment: how medieval users rubbed, handled, and kissed their manuscripts. Volume 1: officials and their books. A new open-access book by Professor Kathryn M. Rudy. In her latest work, published in April 2023 by Open Book, Kathryn M. Rudy, professor of Art History at the University of St Andrews, considers how signs of wearContinue reading “New publication: ‘Touching Parchment: how medieval users rubbed, handled, and kissed their manuscripts. Volume 1: officials and their books’ by Kathryn M. Rudy”
New Publication: “Revivals or Survival? Resurgences of the Icon from the 15th Century to the Present Day”, ed. Ralph Dekoninck and Ingrid Falque
With contributions by Till-Holger Borchert, Barbara Baert, Michele Bacci, Christopher Nygren, François Boespflug, Dimitra Kotoula, Jérôme Cottin, and Isabelle Saint-Martin
New Publication: ‘Dans le manuscrit et en dehors: Échanges entre l’enluminure et les autres arts (IX e -XVI e siècles)’, edited by Michele Tomasi
This new book explores the relationship between illumination and other arts by considering significant cases from the Carolingian era to the Renaissance, passing from Paris to Bologna, from the Alps to the Mediterranean.
New Publication: ‘Imágenes de la liturgia medieval: Planteamientos teóricos, temas visuales y programas iconográficos’, by Ángel Pazos López
This book studies the world of images of medieval liturgical ceremonies, preserved mainly in the figurative programmes of more complex works of art (manuscripts, sacred artefacts, liturgical textiles, sculptures, etc.) from the methodological paradigms of art history and visual studies.
New Publication: ‘Eikón/Imago: Imago, ius, religio: Religious Images in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th-20th Centuries)’, ed. Maria Alessandra Bilotta and Gianluca del Monaco
Some of the scientific results of the research conducted by the IUS ILLUMINATUM research team are published in the monographic issue.