Horse History and Art History:  A Potential for Multidisciplinary Research

The horses, a major factor in medieval life, its way into medieval art in its various manifestations: in manuscript illuminations and sculptures, in tapestries and frescoes, in metalwork and household objects, horses, real and imaginary, ridden and free, are ubiquitous. Moreover, art was also an integral part of equestrian culture – although horse harness andContinue reading “Horse History and Art History:  A Potential for Multidisciplinary Research”

CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Abbey’s restoration (1967-2017), the conference will address the phenomenon of legal exportation and reinstallation of monumental complexes and oversized artworks in the first half of the 20th century. The Abbey’s portal, which arrived in the United States in 1936 and stands today at the entrance of the medieval collection ofContinue reading “CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)”

Event: Archaeometallurgical Medieval Bell Casting in Paderborn 23/06/208/-28/07/2018

Zum 950 jährigen Jubliäum des hohen Domes in Paderborn und zum 1000 jährigen Jubiläum der Bartholomäuskapelle hat mich das Metropolitankapitel Paderborn mit der Aufgabe betraut im Rahmen der lebendigen Dombauhütte eine Bienenkorbglocke des 11. Jahrhunderts zu gießen. Damit hat das Metropolitankapitel die einmalige Gelegenheit geschaffen, der Entstehung einer Bienenkorbglocke des 11. Jahrhunderts beiwohnen zu können.Continue reading “Event: Archaeometallurgical Medieval Bell Casting in Paderborn 23/06/208/-28/07/2018”

Re-opening the Workshop: Medieval to Early Modern (London, 31 Jan-27 Jun 18)

Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB, January 31 – June 27, 2018 Re-opening the Workshop: Medieval to Early Modern Workshop and workshop practices represent a core and dynamic research strand in the history of art. This strand encompasses the study of canonical artists but equally of the anonymous producers whose activities can be deduced from the survivingContinue reading “Re-opening the Workshop: Medieval to Early Modern (London, 31 Jan-27 Jun 18)”

Lecture: Felipe Pereda, ‘Images’ Oblivious Memory: Funerary Laments from Ancient Greece to El Greco’. Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 4pm, Thursday 25th January, 2018

Felipe Pereda (Harvard), will give the inaugural lecture for the 2018-19 Coll & Cortes Medieval Spain Seminar Series at 4pm on Thursday 25th January in the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. An old narrative tradition going back to Ancient Egypt but documented across the Mediterranean – from the MiddleContinue reading “Lecture: Felipe Pereda, ‘Images’ Oblivious Memory: Funerary Laments from Ancient Greece to El Greco’. Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 4pm, Thursday 25th January, 2018”

CONF: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture (Leeds, 16-17 Mar 18)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK, March 16 – 17, 2018 NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL SCULPTURE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The focus on the materiality of medieval sculpture has proven crucial to its study and has expanded our historical understanding of sculpture itself. Whether monumental relief sculpture in stone, wooden sculptures in the round, sculpted altarpieces, ivory plaques or enamelledContinue reading “CONF: New Directions in the Study of Medieval Sculpture (Leeds, 16-17 Mar 18)”

Seminaires de la Chaire europeenne du College de France (Paris, 25 Jan-4 Jun 18)

Amphithéâtre Marguerite de Navarre, 11, place Marcelin-Berthelot, 75005 Paris, January 25 – June 4, 2018 Prof. Victor Stoichita, invité de la Chaire européenne du Collège de France Année académique 2017-2018 Cours les vendredis à 10h00, suivi du séminaire à 11h00 (ouverture 2 février 2018). Leçon inaugurale, jeudi 25 janvier, 18 heures sur : «Textes, textures, images»

Conference: Transition(s): concept, methodes et etudes de cas (Liege, 30-31 Jan 18)

University of Liège, January 30 – 31, 2018 Rencontres doctorales internationales Transitions (Université de Liège) / TRAME (Université de Picardie Jules Verne) / CESR (Université François Rabelais de Tours) VOLET 1: Transition(s): concept, méthodes et études de cas (XIVe-XVIIe siècles) Liège, 30 et 31 janvier 2018 PROGRAMME Université de Liège 7, Place du XX Août 4000 LiègeContinue reading “Conference: Transition(s): concept, methodes et etudes de cas (Liege, 30-31 Jan 18)”

Conference: Corps troublants (Paris, 19 Jan 18)

Centre André Chastel, Salle Ingres, Galerie Colbert, 2 rue Vivienne 75002 Paris, January 19, 2018 Corps troublants. Images et imaginaires dans la première modernité 1. Dynamiques et configurations corporelles Workshop au Centre A. Chastel, Salle Ingres Première rencontre du cycle » Corps troublants. Images et imaginaires dans la première modernité » organisé par Francesca AlbertiContinue reading “Conference: Corps troublants (Paris, 19 Jan 18)”