Medieval Art and Architecture News, August 2014


The Walters is running Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts through October 12th.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is running The Netherlandish Miniature , 1260-1550 through December.

Inspired by medieval Books of Hours, Spencer Fitch has created an installation for the Morgan Library that uses light and color to symbolize the passage of time. Through January 15, 2015.

The Musée de Cluny’s next show will be Voyager au Moyen Âge, and will address variations on the theme of travel.  Opens October 22, 2014.

Calls for Papers

The CFP is out for the 50th International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015. AVISTA will be organizing three sessions: Art and Technology in the Cloister and Castle, I-III. Why not propose a paper? The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2014. More information will be forthcoming on our website.

The next British Archaeological Association conference will be held in Peterborough from July 10-14, 2015. Proposals for papers are due by September 30, 2014.


Paul Binksi’s next book, Gothic Wonder: Art, Artifice, and the Decorated Style, 1290-1350 will be released by Yale in December.

Nino Zcholmelidse’s book Art, Ritual, and Civic Identity in Medieval Southern Italy is now out from PSU Press.

Carol Neuman de Vegvar has reviewed Leslie Webster’s Anglo-Saxon Art: A New History for


The Musée de Cluny has updated their website. Much more information, much more attractive, and now with features that allow you to map the location of works and view them on a scrolling timeline.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that 400,000+ images of works from the collection will now be available for download and may be used without charge for non-commercial purposes (and yes, that does include scholarly publications in all media). Available works are marked with the abbreviation OASC in the online collection database. Download Saint Yrieix today!


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