A gloriously illustrated thematic overview of medieval British art and architecture. Leading scholars tackle topics such as patronage, insularity, religion, production and difference. Shorter pieces explore some of the greatest surviving artworks, buildings and artefacts.
David Bindman is a Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow at the W.E.B. Dubois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University and is the editor of William Blake: The Complete Illuminated Books. Tim Ayers is a lecturer in the History of Art and a member of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York. Chris Stephens is Curator (Modern British Art) and Head of Displays at Tate Britain and is the co-author of Gwen John and Augustus John. Charles Harrison is Professor of History and Theory of Art and Staff Tutor at the Open University and the author of English Art and Modernism, 1900-39.