Book Series Studies in the Visual Cultures of the Middle Ages, vol. 5

Current Directions in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Sculpture Studies

Robert Maxwell, Kirk Ambrose (eds)

  • Pages: 212 p.
  • Size:220 x 280 mm
  • Illustrations:114 b/w
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2011

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-53165-6
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This collection of essays explores the intersection of different traditions and approaches to Romanesque art in current scholarship and, in the process, serves also to highlight promising future directions.


Table of Contents:

Robert A. Maxwell and Kirk Ambrose, Introduction: Romanesque Sculpture Studies at a Crossroads - Jérôme Baschet, Iconography beyond Iconography: Relational Meanings and Figures of Authority in the Reliefs of Souillac - Martin Büchsel, The Status of Sculpture in the Early Middle Ages: Liturgy and Paraliturgy in the Liber miraculorum sancte Fidis - Thomas E. A. Dale, The Nude at Moissac: Vision, Phantasia and the Experience of Romanesque Sculpture - Ilene H. Forsyth, The Date of the Moissac Portal - Dorothy F. Glass, (Re)framing Early, Romanesque Sculpture in Italy - Klaus Niehr, Sculpturing Architecture, Framing Sculpture and Modes of Contextualizing the Arts in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries - José Luis Senra, Between Rupture and Continuity: Romanesque Sculpture at the Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos - Andrea von Hülsen-Esch, Romanesque Sculpture in Italy: Form, Function, and Cultural Practice - John Williams, The Emergence of Spanish Romanesque Sculpture: A Century of Scholarship