Images of the Gospels, through Ethiopian and European Eyes – the Evangelium arabicumas vorlage for an Ethiopian tetraevangelium. An example of the new Gondärine style of painting in Ethiopia in the 17th century Dr Dorothea McEwan (Honorary Fellow, Warburg Institute, and Associate Fellow of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences) A John Coffin Memorial Lecture Illuminated gospel books suchContinue reading “Hybrid Lecture: Images of the Gospels through Ethiopian and European Eyes, Dr Dorothea McEwan, 23 May 2023, 5:30 – 7:30PM BST”
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Hybrid Lecture: Gilded Suns and Peacock Angels: Theatrical Materiality and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence, Laura Stefanescu, Wednesday 14th June, 5pm BST
In fifteenth-century Florence, the phenomenon of religious theatre and ritual performance, promoted by adult and youth confraternities throughout the city, reached an unparalleled popularity, transitioning from the realm of devotion to that of the spectacular. The highlight of these performances was the materialisation of a multi-sensory heaven on stage and the appearance of its livingContinue reading “Hybrid Lecture: Gilded Suns and Peacock Angels: Theatrical Materiality and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence, Laura Stefanescu, Wednesday 14th June, 5pm BST”
Lecture: “From Simone Martini (briefly) to Donatello: Recreating the Objects of the Goldsmith’s Art” by Amy Bloch, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 17:00 GMT
This lecture will consider, in reliefs and statues Donatello fashioned for Florentine, Sienese, and Paduan contexts, his recreation of objects typically produced by goldsmiths, including miters, chalices, processional crosses, parade armor, and framed and unframed medallions worn as personal adornment.
Lecture: Heralding the Coronation: Heralds and Heraldry at Coronations from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, Adrian Ailes, 2nd May 2022, 1-2pm (BST)
A look at the way in which heralds have helped organise, marshal, and record coronations in this country since 1400 and how the heraldry displayed at these extraordinary rituals symbolised power both royal and imperial. This event is in person and online. Attendance at Burlington House: Attendance by Live Stream: If you have any questions,Continue reading “Lecture: Heralding the Coronation: Heralds and Heraldry at Coronations from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, Adrian Ailes, 2nd May 2022, 1-2pm (BST)”
Lecture: “Giotto’s Ugliness: Art, Literature, and Pictorial Naturalism”, by Marco Ruffini, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 3rd May 2023, 17:00 GMT
This talk will explain that the painter’s ugliness is a symbolic attribute of Giotto’s pictorial naturalism focused on the faithful imitation of the natural world, at the time juxtaposed to ideal beauty.
Lecture: ‘Reflections on the Cushion Capital’ with Dr Richard Plant, Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (CRSBI) Annual Lecture, Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square Campus, 24th April 2023, 6.30pm-8.30pm (BST)
Join the Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (CRSBI) for their Annual Lecture with Dr Richard Plant.
Hybrid Lecture: ‘Maintenance Work & the Long Life of Materials in Medieval Art’ with Dr Jessica Barker, University of York, King’s Manor, Tuesday 9 May 2023, 5.30pm (BST)
In this lecture Dr Jessica Barker (The Courtauld Institute) will explore an extraordinarily detailed set of maintenance instructions set down by an early sixteenth-century English bishop which offer a remarkable window onto the practicalities of historical conservation procedures, as well as metaphysical ideas about the transience of the material world.
Online Lecture: ‘Chôra and the Creation of Sacred Space in Byzantine Architecture’ with Jelena Bogdanović, Thursday 30 March 2023, 12pm (EDT)
The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture is pleased to announce the final lecture in its 2022–2023 lecture series.
Online Lecture: ‘Divine King or Sacrilegious Upstart? The Portrait of Emperor Yǝkunno Amlak in Gännätä Maryam’ with Jacopo Gnisci, Tuesday 21 March 2023,12:00pm (EDT)
East of Byzantium is pleased to announce the next lecture in its 2022–2023 lecture series.
Lecture: ‘Medieval Stained Glass in the Churches of the Golden Valley’, with Robert Walker in Church of St Michael & All Angels, 11 March 2023, 7pm (GMT)
Join Robert Walker for a discussion of his new book The Medieval Stained Glass of Herefordshire and Shropshire in the Church of St Michael & All Angels in Eaton Bishop.