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Moralizing The Mass In The Butler Hours, Kathryn A. Smith 2020 New York University

Moralizing The Mass In The Butler Hours, Kathryn A. Smith

Manuscript Studies

This essay analyzes a group of prefatory pictures and texts in the English Butler Hours (Baltimore, Walters Art Museum MS W. 105), a richly illuminated, now fragmentary manuscript originally made c. 1340-50 for the Butler family of Wem and Oversley, Shropshire. Focusing first on the Tree of Vices, this essay elucidates that picture's apparent breadth of pictorial reference and offers the first transcriptions and translations of some of the Anglo-Norman French moralizing couplets that enrich its visual program. The essay then widens its focus, examining the visual-verbal "operations" of the Tree of Vices, its semantic relationships with other pictures ...


Art, Anatomy, And Political Theory In The Late Renaissance: Creating An Image Of The Renaissance Body, Isabel Lauren Gheytanchi 2020 University of Cincinnati

Art, Anatomy, And Political Theory In The Late Renaissance: Creating An Image Of The Renaissance Body, Isabel Lauren Gheytanchi

The Macksey Journal

Universal access to the human body allows the body to serve as a common standard to which all things are measured against; an accessible analog. Societies cling to the comfort and stability of the universal human body when approaching new ideas. So naturally by the end of the European Renaissance (1450-1650) the prevalence of the human body in intellectual and artistic circles reflected the chaos brought on by new, unsettling Renaissance ideas. But with these new ideas and discoveries came a new understanding of embodiment: The Renaissance’s cultural construction of the human body. Previous historians have emphasized the advancement ...


How Do We Commemorate War? The Message And Culture Of The Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument, Sarah J. Lavin 2020 Case Western Reserve University

How Do We Commemorate War? The Message And Culture Of The Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument, Sarah J. Lavin

The Macksey Journal

The way in which a society chooses to memorialize war creates what Low and Oliver refer to as a “culture of commemoration” (Low and Oliver, 2012). This paper explores the ethical ideals expressed in The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Cleveland, Ohio from 1894 by analyzing the form, function, impact, and reception of the piece. This monument unites ancient traditions and modern ideals through the combination of a dedicatory column with lists of names and a powerful visual narrative. I will place this war memorial in dialogue with three others: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in D.C, the funerary ...


Visible Invisibility: The Shape Of The Chicago Châsse, Ziqiao Wang 2020 The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago

Visible Invisibility: The Shape Of The Chicago Châsse, Ziqiao Wang

The Macksey Journal

This paper argues that a 13th-century-Limoges reliquary casket at the Art Institute of Chicago, expresses the immaterial holy spirit of the relics within by its shape. Its shape suggests a “steeped-roof” architectonic model. Scholars have discussed with two possible interpretations of the morphology: it could be either a solid Roman sarcophagus used circa 4th-5th centuries or a portable Gothic church miniature in the 1200s; if the shape ultimately descended from the sarcophagus used for a saint’s burial. This hypothesis sheds light on a morphological metamorphosis while implying this a portable church model was derived ...


Designing Analog Learning Games: Genre Affordances, Limitations And Multi-Game Approaches, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber 2020 Rochester Institute of Technology

Designing Analog Learning Games: Genre Affordances, Limitations And Multi-Game Approaches, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Articles

This chapter explores what the authors discovered about analog games and game design during the many iterative processes that have led to the Lost & Found series, and how they found certain constraints and affordances (that which an artifact assists, promotes or allows) provided by the boardgame genre. Some findings were counter-intuitive. What choices would allow for the modeling of complex systems, such as legal and economic systems? What choices would allow for gameplay within the time of a class-period? What mechanics could promote discussions of tradeoff decisions? If players are expending too much cognition on arithmetic strategizing, could that strategizing ...


Botanical Tour Of Christian Art At The National Museum Of Ancient Art (Lisbon, Portugal), Luis Mendonça de Carvalho, Francisca Maria Fernandes, Maria de Fátima Nunes, Miriam Lopes, Maria Vlachou, Paula Nozes, Ana Maria Costa 2020 Museu Botânico, Instituto Politécnico de Beja, Rua Pedro Soares, 7800-295 Beja, Portugal

Botanical Tour Of Christian Art At The National Museum Of Ancient Art (Lisbon, Portugal), Luis Mendonça De Carvalho, Francisca Maria Fernandes, Maria De Fátima Nunes, Miriam Lopes, Maria Vlachou, Paula Nozes, Ana Maria Costa

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Christian works of art, from the middle XIV to early XIX centuries, were studied in order to contribute to a new perspective of the cultural history of plants in Portuguese and European art displayed at the National Museum of Ancient Art (NMAA). The symbolic use of trees, leaves, flowers and fruits in painting, sculpture and tapestry were compared with theological data from the Bible, Apocrypha Gospels and codes of symbols from the XVII to XX centuries, as well as pictorial data from academic literature and photographic databases. We found 40 botanical taxa used as symbols that aimed to reinforce moral ...


Pygmalion’S Power: Romanesque Sculpture. The Senses, And Religious Experience By Thomas E A Dale, Ron Baxter 2020 Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain & Ireland, The British Academy, London

Pygmalion’S Power: Romanesque Sculpture. The Senses, And Religious Experience By Thomas E A Dale, Ron Baxter

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Lost Maps Of The Caliphs: Drawing The World In Eleventh-Century Cairo By Yossef Rapoport And Emilie Savage-Smith, Daniel Martin Varisco 2020 Institute of Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies, Princeton University

Lost Maps Of The Caliphs: Drawing The World In Eleventh-Century Cairo By Yossef Rapoport And Emilie Savage-Smith, Daniel Martin Varisco

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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English Alabaster Carvings And Their Cultural Contexts (Ed.) Zuleika Murat, Rachel Dressler 2020 State University of New York, Albany

English Alabaster Carvings And Their Cultural Contexts (Ed.) Zuleika Murat, Rachel Dressler

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Eastern Byzantine Architecture By Robert Ousterhout, Sarah Mathiesen 2020 Florida State University

Eastern Byzantine Architecture By Robert Ousterhout, Sarah Mathiesen

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Discoveries, 2020 Kenyon College

Discoveries

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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The St. Bartholomew’S Icon Of The Virgin Hodegetria: How Context Controls Meaning, John Shin 2020 Independent Scholar

The St. Bartholomew’S Icon Of The Virgin Hodegetria: How Context Controls Meaning, John Shin

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

No abstract provided.


Emerging Iconographies Of Medieval Rome: A Laboratory Of Images In The Eighth And Ninth Centuries By Annie Montgomery Labatt, Carol Long 2020 Independent Scholar

Emerging Iconographies Of Medieval Rome: A Laboratory Of Images In The Eighth And Ninth Centuries By Annie Montgomery Labatt, Carol Long

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Facing The Music: The Whimsical Cadels In A Late Medieval English Book Of Hours, Anne Bagnall Yardley, Jesse Mann 2020 Drew Theological School

Facing The Music: The Whimsical Cadels In A Late Medieval English Book Of Hours, Anne Bagnall Yardley, Jesse Mann

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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The Rise Of The Castellans And Medieval Architecture: Urbanism And Architectural Discourse In Twelfth-Century Burgundy, Gil Fishhof 2020 The Department of Art History, University of Haifa, Israel

The Rise Of The Castellans And Medieval Architecture: Urbanism And Architectural Discourse In Twelfth-Century Burgundy, Gil Fishhof

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

No abstract provided.


(Re)Visions Of The Unicorn: The Case Of Scève's Délie (1544), Jenny Davis Barnett 2020 Kenyon College

(Re)Visions Of The Unicorn: The Case Of Scève's Délie (1544), Jenny Davis Barnett

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

No abstract provided.


The Mccarthy Collection: Italian And Byzantine Miniatures Volume I, Edited By Gaudenz Freuler, Rachel H. Remmes 2020 John Hopkins University

The Mccarthy Collection: Italian And Byzantine Miniatures Volume I, Edited By Gaudenz Freuler, Rachel H. Remmes

Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Does The Painter Know The Bridle And Bit?: Monastic Art And Literature As Sources For The History Of Maritime Technology, 750-1200, Angus C.B. Warren 2020 Middlebury College

Does The Painter Know The Bridle And Bit?: Monastic Art And Literature As Sources For The History Of Maritime Technology, 750-1200, Angus C.B. Warren

The Macksey Journal

Recent studies of northern European ships and shipping in the Middle Ages have treated manuscript illuminations as reliable sources of technical information concerning vessel construction. On the strength of apparent correlation between the fragmentary archaeological record and the much fuller corpus of illustrations, Dr. Joe Flatman has argued that monastic artists of the tenth through thirteenth centuries interacted closely with ships and understood their form and function. However, the illuminations do not support this view: instead, there is strong evidence that manuscript painters derived their maritime compositions from imitation of earlier illustrations. Similarly, monastic literature exhibits no familiarity with either ...


Bernard Palissy: Early Career - Securing Patronage And Mimicking Nature In A Moment Of Crisis, Karissa Bailey 2020 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Bernard Palissy: Early Career - Securing Patronage And Mimicking Nature In A Moment Of Crisis, Karissa Bailey

LSU Master's Theses

Early in 1562, France was experiencing a state of high religious tension between Protestants and Catholics that would precipitate the outbreak of the Religious Wars on March 1. A week before, Bernard Palissy, a Huguenot potter, wrote a letter to his Catholic patron from prison inBordeaux where he was being held on charges associated with an iconoclastic incident in his home city of Saintes. This letter would later be published as a dedication letter for the pamphlet Architecture et Ordonnance, which featured the description of a grotto commissioned by Anne de Montmorency, Palissy’s patron, seven years earlier. This thesis ...


Sacred Blood And Burning Coal: The Garnet Carbuncle In Early Medieval Europe, Sinead L. Murphy 2020 CUNY Hunter College

Sacred Blood And Burning Coal: The Garnet Carbuncle In Early Medieval Europe, Sinead L. Murphy

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

The social and religious symbolism of garnets are examined in the context of the Merovingian period. Garnet jewelry was worn by early medieval Christians as symbols of their faith, and after death garnets took on additional religious significance.


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