A Companion to Medieval Art brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe.
Brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe.Contains over 30 original theoretical, historical, and historiographic essays by renowned and emergent scholars.Covers the vibrancy of medieval art from both thematic and sub-disciplinary perspectives.Features an international and ambitious range - from reception, Gregory the Great, collecting, and pilgrimage art, to gender, patronage, the marginal, spolia, and manuscript illumination.
Conrad Rudolph is Professor of Medieval Art at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Violence and Daily Life: Reading, Art, and Polemics in the Citeaux Moralia in Job (1997) and Pilgrimage to the End of the World: The Road to Santiago de Compostela (2004).
List of Illustrations viii Notes on Contributors xiii Series Editor s Preface xix Preface xx 1 Introduction: A Sense of Loss: An Overview of the Historiography of Romanesque and Gothic Art 1 Conrad Rudolph 2 Vision 44 Cynthia Hahn 3 Reception of Images by Medieval Viewers 65 Madeline Harrison Caviness 4 Narrative 86 Suzanne Lewis 5 Formalism 106 Linda Seidel 6 Gender and Medieval Art 128 Brigitte Kurmann-Schwarz 7 Gregory the Great and Image Theory in Northern Europe during the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries 151 Herbert L. Kessler 8 Art and Exegesis 173 Christopher G. Hughes 9 Whodunnit? Patronage, the Canon, and the Problematics of Agency in Romanesque and Gothic Art 193 Jill Caskey 10 Collecting (and Display) 213 Pierre Alain Mariaux 11 The Concept of Spolia 233 Dale Kinney 12 The Monstrous 253 Thomas E. A. Dale 13 Making Sense of Marginalized Images in Manuscripts and Religious Architecture 274 Laura Kendrick 14 Romanesque Architecture 295 Eric Fernie 15 Romanesque Sculpture in Northern Europe 314 Colum Hourihane 16 Modern Origins of Romanesque Sculpture 334 Robert A. Maxwell 17 The Historiography of Romanesque Manuscript Illumination 357 Adam S. Cohen 18 The Study of Gothic Architecture 382 Stephen Murray 19 Gothic Sculpture from 1150 to 1250 403 Martin Buchsel 20 Gothic Manuscript Illustration: The Case of France 421 Anne D. Hedeman 21 Glazing Medieval Buildings 443 Elizabeth Carson Pastan 22 Toward a Historiography of the Sumptuous Arts 466 Brigitte Buettner 23 East Meets West: The Art and Architecture of the Crusader States 488 Jaroslav Folda 24 Gothic in the East: Western Architecture in Byzantine Lands 510 Tassos C. Papacostas 25 Architectural Layout: Design, Structure, and Construction in Northern Europe 531 Marie-Therese Zenner 26 Sculptural Programs 557 Bruno Boerner 27 Cistercian Architecture 577 Peter Fergusson 28 Art and Pilgrimage: Mapping the Way 599 Paula Gerson 29 "The Scattered Limbs of the Giant": Recollecting Medieval Architectural Revivals 619 Tina Waldeier Bizzarro 30 The Modern Medieval Museum 639 Michelle P. Brown Index 656