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Decorative medieval art plate in blue, green, cream and gold, New Views of the MIDDLE AGES in white font below.

New Views of the Middle Ages

Highlights from the Wyvern Collection

By (author) Kathryn Gerry
By (author) Ayla Lepine
By (author) Stephen Perkinson

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  • Richly illustrated with new photography, this book surveys one of the world's most important private collections of medieval art
  • Featuring an extraordinary range of from objects across Europe, as well as the Christian community of Ethiopia
  • Accompanies the New Views of the Middle Ages: Highlights from the Wyvern Collection exhibition at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine from 02 August 2020 to 03 January 2021
Full Description

Why does medieval art matter today? This beautifully illustrated book will examine this question through the lens of the magnificent objects in the Wyvern Collection of Medieval and Early Renaissance art, accompanying the collection’s first exhibition in the United States. Works include exquisite examples of metalwork, stone and wood sculpture, and illuminated manuscripts from across Europe, as well as the Christian community of Ethiopia. Offering new photography and complementary text, this book will be an essential resource for one of the world’s most important private collections of medieval art, and a fascinating read for all interested in the Middle Ages and the role of art history in exploring our world.

About the Author
Kathryn Gerry is Visiting Assistant Professor of Medieval Art History at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. Dr Gerry has taught and written widely on the art and architecture of medieval Europe.
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Specifications
Publisher
Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
ISBN
9781785511899
Published
28th Aug 2020
Binding
Hardback
Size
250 mm x 210 mm
Pages
104 Pages
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