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: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies Sponsored Session at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018 Deadline: 20 September 2017 The multimedia fluidity of artists and artisans in the later Middle Ages is an area ripe for investigation. Across diverse regions inContinue reading “CFP: Pictor/Miniator: Working across media, 1250–1500, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018”
CFP: Early Netherlandish Art in the Long 19th Century (Ghent, 24 – 26 May 18), Ghent, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Jun 1, 2017 To submit a proposal for consideration, please send a 250 word abstract, a 100 word bio, and a 1-2 page CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1, 2017. Francis Haskell famously argued thatContinue reading “CFP: Early Netherlandish Art in the Long 19th Century (Ghent, 24 – 26 May 18)”
Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Conference, Chicago, March 30 – April 1, 2017 Deadline: May 20, 2016 This session considers the impact of prints on fifteenth-century Northern Italian painting. Topics may include, but are not limited to: · The use of prints as substitutes for workshop drawings · The transmission ofContinue reading “CFP: From Prints to Paintings in Fifteenth-Century Northern Italy, Renaissance Society of America Conference”
Here are some great new books on 14th and 15th century painting. Any suggestions from the other end of the Middle Ages (or anything in-between)? As always do let us know of any recently-published medieval art history books you would like us to include in a book roundup – we would be happy to letContinue reading “Book Roundup: Late Medieval Painting”
Postcards on Parchment The Social Lives of Medieval Books by Kathryn M. Rudy (Yale University Press) Medieval prayer books held not only the devotions and meditations of Christianity, but also housed, slipped between pages, sundry notes, reminders, and ephemera, such as pilgrims’ badges, sworn oaths, and small painted images. Many of these last items have been classifiedContinue reading “Book Roundup: Summer 2015”
The Université catholique de Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve), the Laboratoire d’étude des œuvres d’art par les méthodes scientifiques (Musée de Louvain-la-Neuve) and the Flemish research centre for the arts in the Burgundian Netherlands of the Groeningemuseum (Musea Brugge) are honoured to announce the XIXth symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting which willContinue reading “Conference: Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting XIX and Ghent altarpiece study day, 11-13 September 2014”