Exhibition: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020

The works of art in this exhibition provide an overview of the diversity that existed in Romanesque and Gothic architecture, which continually transformed across space and time. They range from the tenth century, when Lombard architecture and sculpture formed the so-called first Romanesque, to the late fifteenth century, when openwork spires towered over cities. TheContinue reading “Exhibition: Architecture & Ornament, Sam Fogg Gallery, London, 22 October – 19 November 2020”

Exhibition: Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld Gallery, Multiple UK Venues 2020-2021

The Courtauld Gallery is pleased to announce rescheduled dates for its Precious and Rare touring exhibition of ten remarkable pieces of Islamic metalwork dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries.

Online Exhibition: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, & Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa

Travel along routes crossing the Sahara Desert to a time when West African gold fueled expansive trade and drove the movement of people, culture, and religious beliefs. Caravans of Gold is the first major exhibition addressing the scope of Saharan trade and the shared history of West Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe from the eighth to sixteenth centuries. Weaving stories about interconnected histories, the exhibition showcases the objects and ideas that connected at the crossroads of the medieval Sahara and celebrates West Africa’s historic and underrecognized global significance.

Exhibition: The Medieval World at our Fingertips: Manuscript Illuminations from the Collection of Sandra Hindman, Art Institute of Chicago (27 Jan – 28 May 2018)

The Art Institute of Chicago, Allerton Galleries, January 27th to May 28th The Art Institute of Chicago will exhibit this impressive and broad-ranging collection of approximately thirty exquisite fragments, which was assembled over a lifetime by medieval manuscript scholar and long-time Chicagoan, Sandra Hindman.

Exhibition: Collecting Medieval Masters Now, Les Enluminures, New York, 29 April – 10 June 2017

Opening: MADISON AVENUE GALLERY WALK Saturday, April 29, 2017 The works presented here – manuscripts, miniatures, drawings, and rings – offer a meaningful counterpoint to more recent artistic productions and celebrate the legacy of thoughtful collecting from generations past and present. Highlights of the exhibition include a majestic two volume illustrated manuscript made in the courtContinue reading “Exhibition: Collecting Medieval Masters Now, Les Enluminures, New York, 29 April – 10 June 2017”

Exhibition: Made in Paris: Spotlight on the Medieval Book Trade, Les Enluminures, Paris

Books made in Paris are among the most important expressions of French medieval and Renaissance art. From c. 1200 into the sixteenth century, Paris was the greatest center for the production of illuminated manuscripts and illustrated books in Europe. The royal court, prestigious members of the church, and the learned men of the university of Paris togetherContinue reading “Exhibition: Made in Paris: Spotlight on the Medieval Book Trade, Les Enluminures, Paris”

Exhibition: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, Walters Art Museum, 16 October 2016 – 8 January 2017

Walters Presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe Features more than 100 objects from world-renowned collections Baltimore, MD – The Walters Art Museum presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, a major international loan exhibition that brings together more than 100 works including stained glass, precious metals, ivories,Continue reading “Exhibition: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, Walters Art Museum, 16 October 2016 – 8 January 2017”