Conference: Frankfurt als Zentrum unter Zentren? Kunsttransfer und Formgenese am Mittelrhein 1400 – 1500 (Frankfurt, Historisches Museum, 5-6 June 2015)

Die Auf- und Abwertung der „Kunstlandschaft“ als Terminus operandi ist ein Dauerthema der Kunstgeschichte. So fragte die ältere Diskussion der Kunst am Mittelrhein beispielsweise vor allem danach, wie der Mittelrhein als Kunstlandschaft geografisch zu bestimmen und die „mittelrheinische Kunst“ formal zu spezifizieren sei. Die Entwicklung der spätgotischen Kunst am Mittelrhein, die bekanntlich von wiederholtem, strukturellemContinue reading “Conference: Frankfurt als Zentrum unter Zentren? Kunsttransfer und Formgenese am Mittelrhein 1400 – 1500 (Frankfurt, Historisches Museum, 5-6 June 2015)”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

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Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensions between local and international…

Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols

Here are some new medieval art history books on manuscripts, architecture and sculpture from publisher Brepols that we have been alerted to, and we think will prove very exciting to a number of our readers. King’s College Chapel 1515-2015: Music, Art and Religion in Cambridge, edited by J. M. Massing, N. Zeeman This lavishly illustrated,Continue reading “Book roundup: New art history books from Brepols”

Gothic Ivories: Context and Content

A first look at the big programme for the joint British Museum/Courtauld conference on Gothic ivories.   DAY 1 Saturday 5 July: The Courtauld Institute of Art, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre   9.30 Registration (reception hall-Courtauld Institute)   10.00 Introduction John Lowden and Catherine Yvard, The Courtauld Institute of Art   10.15 KeynotePaul Williamson, VictoriaContinue reading “Gothic Ivories: Context and Content”

Fellowships: Mellon fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral project (deadline 2nd June 2014)

The Complutense Foundation and the Barrié Foundation, in collaboration with the Santiago Cathedral Foundation, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard and the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute (IPCE), are pleased to announce a program of fellowships, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support research in the context of the Santiago Cathedral Project. TheContinue reading “Fellowships: Mellon fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral project (deadline 2nd June 2014)”

Call for Papers: Gotische Skulptur um 1300 (Berlin, 7-8 May 2015)

See below for a Call for Papers in German and French for a conference in Berlin, May 7 – 08, 2015. Papers can be French, German or English. Deadline: Jun 8, 2014. Gotische Skulptur um 1300 in Frankreich und Deutschland Tagung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin im Bode-Museum Die in den Jahrzehnten um 1300 inContinue reading “Call for Papers: Gotische Skulptur um 1300 (Berlin, 7-8 May 2015)”

Conference: Misericordia International Conference (León, 29th May – 1st June 2014)

Misericordia International Conference Choir Stalls in Architecture and Architecture in Choir Stalls León, 29th May – 1st June 2014 Misericordia International was founded by Elaine C. Block (1925-2008) as an association dedicated to the research, awareness and study of choir stalls, and their relationship to other artistic expressions during the Middle Ages. Since its creation,Continue reading “Conference: Misericordia International Conference (León, 29th May – 1st June 2014)”

Lecture: Romanesque Sculpture: Contexts and Perceptions from Lincoln and Pavia to Moissac and Saint-Genis-des-Fontaines, Courtauld

The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland requests the pleasure of your company at its Annual Lecture on Tuesday 29th April 2014 at 5.30 p.m. at the Courtauld Institute of Art. The lecture is divided into two parts, concerning form and content respectively. The first discusses what is special about Romanesque sculpture and how itContinue reading “Lecture: Romanesque Sculpture: Contexts and Perceptions from Lincoln and Pavia to Moissac and Saint-Genis-des-Fontaines, Courtauld”

New Publication: Nicolas Melvani, Late Byzantine Sculpture

This book provides a detailed description and interpretation of multiple aspects of sculpture from late Byzantine monuments. Although individual monuments of the late Byzantine period have been exhaustively published and analyzed, the role of their sculptural decoration is usually overlooked. Whereas architectural features and, especially, wall paintings are treated in full detail, sculpture is approachedContinue reading “New Publication: Nicolas Melvani, Late Byzantine Sculpture”

Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project

The Gothic Ivories team is delighted to announce that 700 ‘new’ ivory carvings from over 60 different collections are now available online as part of the Gothic Ivories website! (www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk) Highlights include the Musei Vaticani in Rome, the Schnütgen Museum in Cologne, The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, important collections inContinue reading “Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project”