Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)

Search for “microarchitecture conference” on Google, and you will mostly be returned results concerning gatherings of computer programmers. This would doubtless make the concept of a conference on medieval microarchitecture entertaining to many. Even ignoring this parallel nomenclature, the sort of microarchitecture art historians are interested in is not an easy concept to explain, andContinue reading “Conference review: Microarchitecture and Miniaturized Representation of Buildings (INHA, Paris 8-10 Dec 2014)”

Gothic Ivories: Context and Content

A first look at the big programme for the joint British Museum/Courtauld conference on Gothic ivories.   DAY 1 Saturday 5 July: The Courtauld Institute of Art, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre   9.30 Registration (reception hall-Courtauld Institute)   10.00 Introduction John Lowden and Catherine Yvard, The Courtauld Institute of Art   10.15 KeynotePaul Williamson, VictoriaContinue reading “Gothic Ivories: Context and Content”