Étiqueté : objets d’art

Parution : Ella Beaucamp et Philippe Cordez, Typical Venice? The Art of Commodities, 13th-16th centuries, Turnhout, Brepols, 2021

What is the art of commodities, and how does it contribute to shaping a city? The case of Venice, which perhaps more than any other late medieval or early modern city depended on trade, offers some widely applicable considerations in response to these questions. Commodities exist as such only when they can be bought and sold. Select materials, techniques and tools, motifs, and working processes are entailed in the conception and realization of commodities, with...

Parution : Timothy Schroder, « ‘A Marvel to Behold’: Gold and Silver at the Court of Henry VIII », Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2020

Bringing the existence and significance of the lost riches of Henry VIII back to life, this book sheds new light on Henrician and Tudor court culture. Henry VIII amassed the most spectacular collection of gold and silver of any British monarch. Plate and jewels were hugely prominent in medieval and Renaissance courts and played an essential role in dynastic marriages and diplomacy as well as in cementing the bonds between king and court. Ranging from...

Appel à communication : « Collecting and Display of Small, Portable Objects (15th–17th century) », RSA 2021, date limite le 30 juillet 2020

Session du Congrès de la Renaissance Society of America – Dublin, 7-10 avril 2021 The taste for small objects, such as gems, jewels, coins, small antiquities, statuettes and miniature works of art is evident in leading collections from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries. The materiality of small precious objects and their portability raise questions about the dynamics and the reasons behind the taste for small things, addressing concepts of intimacy, privacy and public access in...

Parution : « De couleurs et d’or : peintures, sculptures et objets d’art du musée Anne-de-Beaujeu », Tomacom, septembre 2017.

M. Leyoudec, D. Rivoletti (dir.), De couleurs et d’or : peintures, sculptures et objets d’art du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance du Musée Anne-de-Beaujeu, Moulins/Cesset : Musée Anne-de-Beaujeau / Tomacom, 2017 Pour la première fois, un ouvrage rassemble les œuvres européennes du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance du musée Anne-de-Beaujeu. Dix-neuf historiens de l’art – français mais aussi américains, anglais et italiens – ont travaillé de concert pour nous dévoiler cette collection remarquable mais...

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