The Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent is excited to announce their up-coming seminar which is ‘Contemporary Portraiture & the Medieval Imagination, An Artist in Conversation with her Sitters’. Join portrait artist Lorna May Wadsworth with two of her former sitters the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams & Neil Gaiman.
International Conference: Clothing Sacred Scripture: Book Art and Book Religions in the Middle Ages 9-11 October 2014 Universitaet Zuerich, Raemistrasse 71, KOL-G-217 In a traditional perspective, book religions are seen as agents of logocentrism, establishing a sharp dichotomy between scripture and aesthetics, religion and art. The conference aims to broaden this perspective by a comparative and transcultural approachContinue reading “Conference: Clothing Sacred Scripture (Zurich, 9-11 October 2014)”
(Updated) Conference Programme: Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture. New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material Saturday 21 June 2014, 10.00 – 18.00 (with registration from 09.30) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN ‘Tomb Sculpture will remain….among the basic works which determine turning points in the historyContinue reading “(Updated) Conference Programme: Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London, 21 June 2014)”