Exhibition: Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld Gallery, Multiple UK Venues 2020-2021

The Courtauld Gallery is pleased to announce rescheduled dates for its Precious and Rare touring exhibition of ten remarkable pieces of Islamic metalwork dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries.

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…”

Call for Submissions: ‘Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts’, edited volume, deadline 1 December 2017

Historians of Western medieval, Byzantine, and Islamic art are invited to contribute essays to a volume on the representation of precious metalwork in medieval manuscripts.

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)”