Conference: Bohlentueren und Eisenkunst des Mittelalters, Esslingen am Neckar, November 21–22, 2018

Registration deadline: Oct 19, 2018 Anlässlich der Restaurierung der mittelalterlichen Bohlentüren in der Welterbestätte Kloster Maulbronn und des davon unabhängigen Projektes der Restaurierung einer frühgotischen Sakristeitüre in der Johanneskircheim Rheinland-Pfälzischen Neustadt-Mußbach veranstalten die beiden Landesdenkmalpflegeämter von Baden-Württemberg und Rheinland-Pfalz ein wissenschaftliches Kolloquium. Die Idee für die Tagung entstand aus der Einsicht, dass dem Thema derContinue reading “Conference: Bohlentueren und Eisenkunst des Mittelalters, Esslingen am Neckar, November 21–22, 2018”

On this day in 1337…

Reposted from IAS Blog On 7 May 1337 goldsmith Ugolino di Vieri received the first payment for his masterpiece, the reliquary of the Santo Corporale of Bolsena. Payments are recorded for the following two years, reflecting the long process of creating an artwork as complex and monumental as this.   The work was commissioned byContinue reading “On this day in 1337…”

CFP: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts

Call for Submissions: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval ManuscriptsDeadline Deadline: December 1, 2017 Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts Volume editors: Joseph Salvatore Ackley and Shannon L. Wearing Deadline for submitting a proposal (500 words) and brief bio: 1 December 2017 Notification of submission status: 15Continue reading “CFP: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts”

Conference: Art and Economy in France and Italy in the 14th century: new research

Conference: Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes,Art et économie en France et en Italie au XIVe siècle. Nouvelles enquêtes, Université de Lausanne, 19-20 October 2017     Programme: Jeudi 19 octobre 2017 Nicolas Bock, Michele Tomasi Introduction 14h30 L’Italie au Trecento et au Quattrocento : da Giotto alla morte !Continue reading “Conference: Art and Economy in France and Italy in the 14th century: new research”

Job: Curator of Medieval Art and Design, V&A Museum, London

Job: Curator of Medieval Art and Design, V&A Museum, London Deadline: 29 September 2017 The V&A is seeking to appoint a Curator of Medieval Art and Design to join the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass. The post-holder will be responsible for the development, care, research, display and interpretation of medieval art and design (excluding manuscripts,Continue reading “Job: Curator of Medieval Art and Design, V&A Museum, London”

Examining Becket

Reflections on the Thomas Becket Study Day, 7th June 2017, Canterbury Cathedral There could scarcely be a more appropriate setting for a study day on the theme of Thomas Becket than Canterbury Cathedral, the location of the archbishop’s martyrdom nearly 850 years ago on the 29th December 1170. In the Cathedral Library and Archives, justContinue reading “Examining Becket”

Gothic Revival, Medieval Art & the Hereford Screen

Issue 5 of British Art Studies features a One Object study of the Gothic Revival Hereford Screen. The 8 tonne metalwork structure was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott and manufactured by the firm of Francis Skidmore in 1862. The collection of essays fosters discussion of the screen’s medieval models as well as its Victorian genesis. AsContinue reading “Gothic Revival, Medieval Art & the Hereford Screen”

Call for Papers: Illuminating Metalwork: Representations of Precious-Metal Objects in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies)

Call for papers: Illuminating Metalwork: Representations of Precious-Metal Objects in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies), Vatican Film Library,  Saint Louis University, St. Louis MO, October 14 – 15, 2016 Deadline: May 1, 2016 The Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies is the longest running annual conference in North America devoted exclusively to medievalContinue reading “Call for Papers: Illuminating Metalwork: Representations of Precious-Metal Objects in Medieval Manuscript Illumination (Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies)”

Conference: Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe (Lausanne, 26-28 March 2014)

Lausanne University, 26. – 28.03.2014 Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe. Production et réception. Université de Lausanne – Site de Dorigny Bâtiment Amphimax, salle 414 26-28 mars 2014 PROGRAMME Mercredi 26 mars 2014 14h00 Accueil des participant-e-s Ouverture des travaux, par Élisabeth Antoine-König (Musée du Louvre, Paris) et Michele Tomasi (Université de Lausanne) Entre villes et cours 14h30 Sophie Cassagnes-Brouquet (Université deContinue reading “Conference: Orfèvrerie gothique en Europe (Lausanne, 26-28 March 2014)”