As well as an introduction that includes articles on the history and function of medieval choirstalls, the lexicon provides illustrated multilingual definitions of the elements used in the construction and decoration of the stalls. As with the illustrated bibles of the Middle Ages, this book includes the most beautiful of the works of art which decorate the medieval choir stalls in thirteen Catholic countries of Europe.
Call for Papers: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018 Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 Notification of paper acceptance: March 15, 2018 Misericordia International is an internationally active multidisciplinary network dedicated to the study of choir stalls and their relation to other artistic manifestations during the Middle Ages and toContinue reading “CFP: Misericordia International Colloquium 2018: Choir Stalls & Their Patrons, Rijeka (Croatia), 13-16 September 2018”
Choir stalls were not only simple seating for the priests and monks. With their highly complex imaging systems they were also one of the most important and complex artistic tasks in medieval cathedrals, monastic churches, and even parishes. In recent years, research has focused primarily on iconographic research and formal and stylistic analysis, as hasContinue reading “Conference: Choir stalls and their workshops (Greifswald, 23-26 June 2016)”
Session organisers: Anja Seliger, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung; Prof. Dr. Gerhardt Weilandt, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald, Department of Art History Misericordia International is an international multidisciplinary network for broad-based research on choir stalls. Starting from the artistic design the studies dedicate to the relationship with other artistic elaborations and their proliferationContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Choir stalls and its workshops’, Misericordia internationale kolloquium 2016, deadline 31 October 2015”
Misericordia International Conference Choir Stalls in Architecture and Architecture in Choir Stalls León, 29th May – 1st June 2014 Misericordia International was founded by Elaine C. Block (1925-2008) as an association dedicated to the research, awareness and study of choir stalls, and their relationship to other artistic expressions during the Middle Ages. Since its creation,Continue reading “Conference: Misericordia International Conference (León, 29th May – 1st June 2014)”