The first exhibition of its kind, Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara explores the art and history of the Sahel (a region of Western Africa comprised of modern-day Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger) from before the Common Era to the 19th century. The region was an active participant in global tradeContinue reading “Exhibition: Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara at The Met”
Travelling Objects, Travelling People aims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia.
The book aims at challenging the current limits within the field of research related to English alabasters, in order to establish a new model of study. Over the last century many studies on English alabasters have been published, including exhibition catalogues, list of documents and archival sources, catalogues raisonnés of the most important collections. AllContinue reading “Call for Contributions: English Alabaster Sculptures in Context: Art, History and Historiography (edited volume)”
Call for Papers Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice, Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza, March 3 – 06, 2016 Deadline: Oct 31, 2015 Organizer: Dr. Philippe Cordez (ENB-Nachwuchsforschergruppe “Premodern Objects”, Department Kunstwissenschaften, LMU Munich) and PD Dr. Romedio Schmitz-Esser (Deutsches Studienzentrum in Venice) What are “Venetian” commodities? More than any other medieval or early modern city, Venice lived off ofContinue reading “Typical Venice? Venetian Commodities, 13th-16th centuries (3-6 March 2016)”
Proposed Colloquium Session for the 2015 AIA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Jan. 8-11, 2015 Sponsored by: AIA Medieval and Post-Medieval Archaeology Interest Group and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University Organizers: Rebecca Ingram and Michael Jones, Institute of Nautical Archaeology Session Overview: Maritime activity played a vital role in the political andContinue reading “Call for Papers: Byzantine Maritime Technology and Trade”