Painting Pairs presents collaborative research undertaken by graduates in conservation and art history focussing on paintings currently in the conservation studios at the Courtauld. The paintings that form the focus for investigation by each a pair of graduates are from different periods and pose a range of questions related to their history, conservation and display. At the first Zoom webinar presentation onContinue reading “Online Lecture: Painting Pairs: Collaborative Research in Conservation and Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art, Thursday 22 April 2021 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (BST)”
The University of Heidelberg is holding a lecture cycle online relating to Goldsmiths from the medieval to modern worlds. Between April and May, these lectures will be held online via Zoom. Register here via the homepage of the Institute for European Art History. The cycle has been organised by Prof. Dr. Rebecca Müller, PD Dr.TobiasContinue reading “Online Lecture Cycle: ‘Potentiale der Goldschmiedekunst’, Institute for European Art History, Heidelberg University, 22nd April-26 June 2021, 6pm (CEST)”
One of a series of digital skills workshops and webinars hosted by BALH in 2021. Click here to book your tickets. Participants will be provided with an overview of the structures and institutions which produced records in the medieval period and where these records can be found today. Throughout the workshop case studies will beContinue reading “Online Lecture: BALH Digital Skills Workshop – Uncovering your Medieval Local History, Saturday 10th April 2021 10:00am (BST)”
This talk will follow one line of research attempting to date a bilingual manuscript from the second half of the twelfth century. From exploring the aspect, duct, and shapes of individual letters, the study moves outward to consider the grade and formality of later twelfth and earlier thirteenth-century manuscripts and charters, before focusing on twelfth-centuryContinue reading “Online Lecture: 2021 Anselm Lecture – Practices of Writing in England, 1050–1250, Professor Elaine Treharne, Thursday 8th April, 6pm (BST)”
55th Public Lecture Series | Spring Semester 2021 | ARU 1991-2021: Celebrating 30 Years of Archaeological Research The Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus invites you to an online ZOOM public lecture on Monday, April 5th 2021, at 19:30 (EET) by Dr Michalis Olympios Associate Professor, History of Western Art Summary: Modern historiography on the artContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘Hybrid’, ‘transcultural’, ‘eclectic’? Some thoughts on conceptualising the art of the Latin East, Dr Michalis Olympios, April 5th 2021,19:30 (EET)”
This is the first in a new series of online lectures, Art in Cathedrals, organised by Art+Christianity. Please follow this link to book your tickets. All talks are fully illustrated and begin at 7pm fortnightly on Thursday evenings, beginning on April 15th. A full programme of events is listed below. Rob Hawkin’s will discuss theContinue reading “Online Lecture: Art in Cathedrals: Norwich Cathedral – New Perspectives in Medieval Sculpture, Rob Hawkins (Zoom, 15th April 2021 7pm)”
Join Yale for their up-coming Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture series.
In the eighth and ninth centuries, Carolingian rulers, intellectuals, and artists pursued a major experiment in worldly and spiritual economics. This lecture examines how a series of Carolingian works of art and artifacts crafted—often quite polemically—a vision of the economy of salvation, defined by the commensuration of aesthetic, material, and sacred value. Aden Kumler is Professor in the DepartmentContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘“Who Was Richer In Glittering Wealth Than Solomon?”: Carolingian Values’ with Aden Kumler, 2021 Martindale Lecture, 13 May 2021, 17.00 BST”
What do animated medieval crucifixes have to do with Greggs’ vegan sausage rolls? In this illustrated talk, medievalist Kathryn Rudy considers diverse approaches to fake blood and flesh. Ideas to be discussed include jousting vegetarians, shepherdess pies, and medieval roasts served under a layer of feathers. Please register to receive the event link (MS Teams).
Since the Ancient World, engagement with visual art has recognized that perception has tremendous powers to reconfigure ‘stuff’ imaginatively. Aquinas, for example, stated that it is possible to separate representation and configuration. Later aestheticians, informed by analytical philosophy, referred to this capacity as ‘aspectual seeing’: seeing something ‘in’ a configuration, or more radically seeing theContinue reading “Online Lecture: ‘Fiction and Motivation in Medieval Art’ with Paul Binski, University of Michigan, 24 March 2021 14:30- 16:00 (ET)”