New Book: Flamboyant Architecture and Medieval Technicality: The Rise of Artistic Consciousness at the End of Middle Ages (c. 1400 – c. 1530), Jean-Marie Guillouët

Flamboyant Architecture and Medieval Technicality: The Rise of Artistic Consciousness at the End of Middle Ages (c. 1400 – c. 1530) By Jean-Marie Guillouët xviii + 200 p., 70 b/w ills, 43 colour ill., 216 x 280 mm, 2019 ISBN 978-2-503-57729-6 More Info: http://bit.ly/2lB7Y76 This book seeks to further our understanding of the socio-genesis of artistic modernityContinue reading “New Book: Flamboyant Architecture and Medieval Technicality: The Rise of Artistic Consciousness at the End of Middle Ages (c. 1400 – c. 1530), Jean-Marie Guillouët”

New Books: ‘Il Maestro di Nola’ and ‘Medieval manuscripts: Ghent University Library’

Il Maestro di Nola. Un vertice impareggiabile del tardogotico a Napoli e in Campania, by EMANUELE ZAPPASOD ISBN: 978-8874613465 Description: En los últimos años se ha puesto de manifiesto, cada vez con más claridad, que el patrimonio artístico del sur de Italia puede compararse, por la calidad, importancia y carga poética, de igual a igual conContinue reading “New Books: ‘Il Maestro di Nola’ and ‘Medieval manuscripts: Ghent University Library’”

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”

Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth (edited volume)

Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth Deadline: 6 January 2015 While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisions her as a foundress of the powerful Lusignan family—the figure of the fairyContinue reading “Call for Essays: Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth (edited volume)”

Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited book volume), deadline 30 September 2014

Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited volume) Deadline: 30 September 2014 (submission of abstracts) Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume entitled ‘Singing Death’. The editors are in preliminary negotiations with Ashgate Press for a collection of essays provisionally entitled ‘Singing Death’ and we would like to invite chapter proposals for this project. ‘Singing Death’ arises out of aContinue reading “Call for Chapter Proposals: Singing Death (edited book volume), deadline 30 September 2014”

CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume)

CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume) Deadline: 30 June 2014 Building on the session “Memorials for Merchants: The Funerary Culture of Late Medieval Europe’s New Elite” (College Art Association Annual Meeting, 2014), this edited volume offers papers that investigate the habits and strategies of patrons of commemorative art ca. 1300-1700, while considering what relationship, if any, existed betweenContinue reading “CFP: Memorializing the Middle Classes (Edited volume)”