This symposium aims to promote interrelationships between disciplines for the study of the image. Concretely, we propose an approach that addresses both the meaning of the image and its cultural function in different contexts, from innovative perspectives.
This book is the first detailed investigation to focus on the late medieval use of Tree of Jesse imagery, traditionally a representation of the genealogical tree of Christ.
Center for Iconographic Studies – University of Rijeka, Société des Bollandistes and Hagiotheca Croatian Hagiography Society are organising the Fourteenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconography and Hagiography: Visualizing Holiness on 15th and 16th October 2020.The range of literary sources that concern the saints has been immensely wide over the long period of timeContinue reading “Conference: Fourteenth International Conference of Iconographic Studies – Iconography and Hagiography: Visualising Holiness, 15-16 October 2020”
The Autumn 2020 issue of Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture (Kenyon College) is out now. As always, online access to Peregrinations is free and available to all interested students and scholars. The current issue features articles highlighting shifts in medieval iconography and its various interpretations. Six book reviews are also included. To accessContinue reading “New Issue of Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture”
Course tutor: Paul Taylor (Curator, Warburg Institute Photographic Collection) Ever since Gombrich’s Art and Illusion and Goodman’s Languages of Art, the theory of images has been a lively and growing subject. And yet in all the many publications in the field, only a handful mention an approach which has been important in art history for centuries – iconography,Continue reading “Online Course: How Images Mean: An Introduction to Iconographic Theory, 27-31 July 2020”
An ICMA-sponsored session at the 54th ICMS (International Congress of Medieval Studies) Kalamazoo, 9-12 May 2019 Organizer: Ioanna Christoforaki, Academy of Athens If, according to the well-known Chinese proverb, women hold half the sky, did medieval female saints hold half of heaven? In her book of 1998, Forgetful of their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society,Continue reading “Call for Papers: ‘The Other Half of Heaven: Visualizing Female Sanctity in East and West (c. 1200-1500) I-II’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 1 September 2018)”
CFP is now open for: ‘Apocryphal Iconography: Integration, Adaptation, and Church Tradition’ Call for Papers for Session Proposal at the International Medieval Congress (IMC 2019), July 1 – 4, 2019, University of Leeds. The proposed session is devoted to the integration and adaptation of apocryphal sources in the construction of medieval iconographies with the aimContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Apocryphal Iconography: Integration, Adaptation, and Church Tradition’, IMC 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”
54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: Sep 15, 2018 Encountering Medieval Iconography in the Twenty-First Century: Scholarship, Social Media, and Digital Methods: A Roundtable Organizers: M. Alessia Rossi and Jessica Savage (Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University) Sponsored by the Index of Medieval Art, Princeton University Stemming from the launch ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Encountering Medieval Iconography in the Twenty-First Century: Scholarship, Social Media, and Digital Methods: A Roundtable (Deadline 15 September 2018)”
We would like to draw your attention to three new books on medieval art that came out in 2017: on architecture, metalwork and the iconography of St. John’s head.
Call for Papers: 12th Conference of Iconographic Studies: Iconography of Pain, Rijeka (Croatia), May 31 – June 01, 2018 Deadline: 20 January 2018 The conference seeks to explore and discuss recent development in the dialogue between art history, history, theology, philosophy, cultural theory and other relevant disciplines concerning the representation and perception of pain (bothContinue reading “CFP: 12th Conference of Iconographic Studies: Iconography of Pain, Rijeka (Croatia), May 31 – June 01, 2018”