Post your profile on this blog!

We’d like to get profiles of all researchers currently working on medieval art and architecture (defined in the broadest possible sense), so please send your details to medievalartresearch@gmail.com! Our Research Profiles page is visited more than any other page on this blog, so this is a great opportunity to get some exposure, and also to findContinue reading “Post your profile on this blog!”

New Publication: Patronage, Power and Agency in Medieval Art

COLUM HOURIHANE: Preface. ELIZABETH CARSON PASTAN: Foreword. COLUM HOURIHANE: Introduction. JILL CASKEY: Medieval Patronage & Its Potentialities. JULIAN LUXFORD: The Construction of English Monastic Patronage. ELIZABETH CARSON PASTAN: Imagined Patronage: The Bayeux Embroidery & Its Interpretive History. SHEILA BONDE; CLARK MAINES: The Heart of the Matter: Valois Patronage of the Charterhouse at Bourgfontaine. CLAUDINE LAUTIER:Continue reading “New Publication: Patronage, Power and Agency in Medieval Art”

Job: Teaching Fellowship in the History of European Art, Aberdeen

Job: Teaching Fellowship in the History of European Art University of Aberdeen – School of Divinity, History & Philosophy Closing Date: 2 December 2013 The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a qualified candidate to a 1.0 FTE Teaching Fellowship in the History of European Art, 1400-1700 in order to provideContinue reading “Job: Teaching Fellowship in the History of European Art, Aberdeen”

Recent Speculum reviews of books on medieval art

New reviews in Speculum include those of: Christine Sciacca , ed., Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012. Sherry C. M. Lindquist , ed., The Meanings of Nudity in Medieval Art. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012. Warwick Rodwell , The Archaeology of Churches. Stroud, UK: Amberley Publishing, 2012.Continue reading “Recent Speculum reviews of books on medieval art”

Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of Jean Bony’s “The English Decorated Style: Gothic Architecture Transformed” (Ithaca, 1979), and so the seminar series in 2013-14 will revisit the subject of English architectural style in the century ca. 1250-1350. During the Michaelmas Term the seminars take place fortnightly on Tuesdays in the Graduate Centre, 4A Trumpington Street.Continue reading “Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series”

The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium

Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: 22 November 2013 Event to take place: Saturday 1 February 2014 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN This colloquium aims to question the assumption that medieval art was governed by categories and boundaries by highlighting the fluidity and flexibility thatContinue reading “The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium”