New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum

THE AGE OF OPUS ANGLICANUM  Edited by M.A. Michael 240 p., 5 b/w ills, 185 col. ills, , 225 x 300 mm, 2016, ISBN 978-1-909400-41-2 From Harvey Miller Publishers, an imprint of Brepols Publishers This book attempts to re-assess the importance of English medieval embroidery as a unique cultural phenomenon.   This volume, the firstContinue reading “New Publication: The Age of Opus Anglicanum”

New Exhibition and Events: Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, V&A Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017

New Exhibition: Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017 From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England enjoyed an international reputation for the quality of its luxury embroideries, and were frequently referred to as ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work). Often featuring complex imagery, and ambitiousContinue reading “New Exhibition and Events: Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery, V&A Museum, 1 October 2016 – 5 February 2017”

Nearness|Rift: Art and Time in the Textiles of Medieval Britain (16 April 2016)

Nearness | Rift: Art and Time in the Textiles of Medieval Britain will gather a multidisciplinary group of scholars to address a range of historiographical and methodological problems implicit in the study of textiles, and to discuss new case studies from medieval Britain. The colloquium will take place during the morning and afternoon of April 16,Continue reading “Nearness|Rift: Art and Time in the Textiles of Medieval Britain (16 April 2016)”