#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. Each year the gala’s theme is based onContinue reading “#MetGala In All Its Glory”

10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions this Summer

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions this Summer”

Les Enluminures: Salon International du Livre Rare & de l’Objet d’Art de Paris (Stand C5) April 7 to 9, 2017

Les Enluminures warmly invites you to visit us at the SALON INTERNATIONAL DU LIVRE RARE & DE L’OBJET D’ART STAND C5 where we will be exhibiting an exceptional selection of illuminated manuscripts, Books of Hours, Text Manuscripts and miniatures.   Highlights of the exhibition Address: Grand Palais Avenue Winston Churchill 75008 Paris PREVIEW Thursday, April 6, 5 pmContinue reading “Les Enluminures: Salon International du Livre Rare & de l’Objet d’Art de Paris (Stand C5) April 7 to 9, 2017”

New Exhibition and Events: Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, V&A Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017

New Exhibition: Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017 From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England enjoyed an international reputation for the quality of its luxury embroideries, and were frequently referred to as ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work). Often featuring complex imagery, and ambitiousContinue reading “New Exhibition and Events: Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, V&A Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017”

New Exhibition: Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill @Les Enluminures, New York, September 16-November 12, 2016

Les Enluminures is pleased to present Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill. The exhibition explores the representation of the Holy City in the images and imaginations of the Latin West and the rich diversity of its representation in both word and picture. It is conceived to coincide with the majorContinue reading “New Exhibition: Visions of Jerusalem: Medieval Christendom Imagines the City on a Hill @Les Enluminures, New York, September 16-November 12, 2016”

Call for papers: Exhibiting the Renaissance

Exhibiting art objects has certainly increased over the past decades. There are more and more large scale exhibitions, some of which able to attract masses of people. What is the driving force behind this multitude of exhibitions? Does Renaissance, once a classical topic, still play a significant role? In order to understand the outreach ofContinue reading “Call for papers: Exhibiting the Renaissance”

Mercers’ Hall Christ to star in new Tate Britain exhibition

A new exhibition at Tate Britain focusing on iconoclasm and vandalism in art will feature a statue of Christ found beneath the floor of the chapel of the Mercers’ Hall in London. Since its discovery in 1954, the statue has never been sent out on loan. The statue is likely by a Flemish artist workingContinue reading “Mercers’ Hall Christ to star in new Tate Britain exhibition”