New Publications: New titles in English

LYNN F. JACOBS. Thresholds and Boundaries: Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530), Routledge, 2017, 256 p. ISBN: 978-1472457813 lthough liminality has been studied by scholars of medieval and seventeenth-century art, the role of the threshold motif in Netherlandish art of the late fourteenth, fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries — this late medieval/early ‘early modern’ period — has beenContinue reading “New Publications: New titles in English”

New Publications: New items in English, French, Dutch and Italian

DAMIEN KEMPF, MARIA KEMPF. Monstres médiévaux, Intervalles, 2017, 95 p. ISBN: 978-2369560616 Plus de 100 illustrations, dont de nombreuses inédites, tirées des fonds prodigieux de la British Library et du J. Paul Getty Museum. Les monstres envahissent nos rêves : effrayants, laids, narquois ou sympathiques, ils peuplent notre inconscient. Même s’ils appartiennent à un monde différent, ils neContinue reading “New Publications: New items in English, French, Dutch and Italian”

New Publications 2017

Patrick Demouy, La Cathédrale de Reims, Paris, Presses Universitaires Paris Sorbonne, 2017. 512 p. ISBN : 979-10-231-0514-8. Prix : 47 euros. En 2011 a été célébré le huitième centenaire de la cathédrale de Reims, ou plus exactement de l’actuel édifice gothique qui a succédé à une basilique paléochrétienne puis carolingienne, agrandie au XIIe siècle. C’est dansContinue reading “New Publications 2017”

New Book Series: Christianities Before Modernity

  Challenging the perception of Christianity as a unified and European religion before the sixteenth century, this series interrogates the traditional chronological, geographical, social, and institutional boundaries of premodern Christianity. Books in this series seek to rebuild the lived experiences and religious worlds of understudied people as well as landmark disputes and iconic figures byContinue reading “New Book Series: Christianities Before Modernity”

Book Roundup: Recent Publications on Medieval Art in English, French and Italian

Lire les objets médiévaux Quand les choses font signe et sens Ce livre prend le « parti-pris des choses », à la confluence de l’histoire, l’histoire de l’art, |’archéologie, l’anthropologie et la philosophie en interrogeant les spécificités de l’objet au Moyen Âge en littérature. Pas encore doté d’une autonomie matérielle propre, l’objet médiéval, carrefour herméneutique, fonctionne commeContinue reading “Book Roundup: Recent Publications on Medieval Art in English, French and Italian”

Book Roundup: Late Medieval Painting

Here are some great new books on 14th and 15th century painting. Any suggestions from the other end of the Middle Ages (or anything in-between)? As always do let us know of any recently-published medieval art history books you would like us to include in a book roundup – we would be happy to letContinue reading “Book Roundup: Late Medieval Painting”

Book roundup: Medieval architecture

All is thriving in medieval architecture publishing from the Romanesque to the Late Gothic: here are some very special books that have been published in the last few months. As always do let us know of any recently-published medieval art history books you would like us to include in a book roundup – we would beContinue reading “Book roundup: Medieval architecture”

Book round up: L’aventure des cathédrales, Le cloître de Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines, La scultura in Valnerina tra i secoli XIV e XVI: Scoperte e nuove proposte, Cisterciensi: Arte e storia & Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting: The Virgin and Child Hodegetria and the Art of Chrysography

Five recent publications that may be of interest to our readers: GÉRARD DENIZEAU.  L’aventure des cathédrales, Larousse, 2015, 128 p. ISBN: 978-2035923455 The story of cathedral construction, told through the involvement of the artisans (carpenters, blacksmiths, masons, masters of stained glass and more).       DIEGO MATTEI. La scultura in Valnerina tra i secoli XIV e XVI: Scoperte e nuoveContinue reading “Book round up: L’aventure des cathédrales, Le cloître de Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines, La scultura in Valnerina tra i secoli XIV e XVI: Scoperte e nuove proposte, Cisterciensi: Arte e storia & Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting: The Virgin and Child Hodegetria and the Art of Chrysography”