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History Today: Hans Holbein: The Artist in a Changing World by Jeanne Nuechterlein

In Augsburg’s Staatsgalerie Altdeutsche Meister there is a three-paneled painting illustrating the life of St Paul, painted by local artist Hans Holbein the Elder in 1504. Commissioned for the city’s Dominican convent of St Katherine, it includes,...
From: Mathew Lyons on 30 Sep 2020

Appel à publication : « De la destruction / On Destruction », Espace art actuel, n° 122 (Montréal, 2019)

Comme tout objet fabriqué par la main de l’homme, les œuvres d’art sont amenées, tôt ou tard, à disparaître. La philosophe Hannah Arendt a beau mentionner dans son essai La crise de la culture que leur...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 2 Dec 2018

Joel O’Flaherty and Johnty Robinson-StanierThis rare medieval...

Joel O’Flaherty and Johnty Robinson-StanierThis rare medieval textile is a set of priest’s robes embroidered with figures of saints. At the Reformation, robes of this sort were condemned due to the Protestant attack on the vestments which...

Genealogies of Revolutionary Iconoclasm, from Tupac Amaru to Central Park, Pt II

By Ananda Cohen-Aponte In part one, I discussed the way Tupac Amaru II and his followers used art and material culture to subvert Spanish colonial hegemony. Now, I will explore how the colonial state responded and how these struggles connect with our...
From: Age of Revolutions on 11 Oct 2017

Appel à candidature : « Iconoclasme et vandalisme », bourses en résidence du Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles, 2017-2018)

Le Getty Research Institute propose des bourses en résidence pour l’année 2017–2018 pour les chercheurs confirmés sur le thème de l’Iconoclasme et du vandalisme. Il s’agira d’explorer l’iconoclasme...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 17 Sep 2016

Journée d’études : « Le patrimoine archéologique et culturel dans les pays en conflit. Une crise iconoclaste des temps modernes ? » (Poitiers, 31 mars 2016)

La journée d’études, organisée par Vincent Michel, sous l’égide du laboratoire HeRMA (Hellénisation et Romanisation dans le Monde Antique) en partenariat avec l’Espace Mendès France, porte sur...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 5 Mar 2016

One of the 3%: A Painting that Survived the English Reformation

From The Guardian:A rare medieval panel showing Judas Iscariot’s betrayal of Christ survived the Reformation due to a remarkable instance of 16th-century recycling, researchers in Cambridge have discovered.The brightly painted wooden panel of The...

No Schadenfreude Allowed: "C and E" C of E Churches?

With the decline of Anglican church attendance and population shifts, many Anglican churches might have to close except for Christmas, Easter, and other special "hire" dates, according to this story from The Telegraph:Historic village churches across...

Table ronde : « On ne rit plus. Iconoclasme et religion », Images re-vues (Paris, 5 février 2015)

Séance exceptionnelle du « Séminaire de crise : images, art, politique » d’Images re-vues coordonné par Thomas Golsenne et Chloé Mailet. On ne rit plus : iconoclasme et religion. Briser les images en Occident et en Orient...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 30 Jan 2015

Margaret Aston, RIP

Martin Sheppard writes for The Independent about historian Margaret Aston, who died in November:Margaret Aston was an historian whose work illuminated the study of English religious life between the late Middle Ages and the Civil War. Although she was...

Vestiges of Mary's Dowry: Reformation Iconoclasm

Once I Was A Clever Boy continues his series on English Reformation Iconoclasm, focused the destruction of Marian shrines and chapels:Nothing so encapsulates English iconoclasm in the Reformation period and in subsequent centuries than the attack on the...

Iconoclasm in the Long English Reformation

From Once I Was a Clever Boy, some notes on iconoclasm, the destruction of religious images, during the Long English Reformation (I corrected some typos):I pointed to four main phases of iconoclasm in this country. These firstly are the period 1536-1539...

The Translation of St. Thomas a Becket's Relics

I posted the last letter St. Thomas More wrote to his dear daughter Margaret Roper the day before the anniversary of his martyrdom. In the letter he mentions that he hopes his execution is scheduled for the morrow, before the Feast of St. Thomas on July...

Easter Sunday at Durham Before the Dissolution and the Reformation

Remembering the glories of the recent past, a former monk of Durham Abbey recounted the rituals of early morning on Easter Sunday, as the guarding of the Sepulchre ended with the Resurrection:There was in the abbye church of duresme [Durham] verye solemne...

Art under Attack at the Tate

I went to visit a turkey last week and I do not even like turkeys. Tate Britain’s ‘Art under Attack’ was declared by The Independent to be the museum world’s ‘turkey of the year’. It is not difficult to see why it has received such unwanted...

Iconoclasm on the BBC (Radio 3)

At 12:45 p.m. Central Time TODAY, BBC 3 will broadcast an examination of the iconoclasm of the English Reformation and of the Civil War:From the Dissolution of the monasteries to the Civil War, Diarmaid MacCulloch tells the dramatic story of iconoclasm...

"Art Under Attack" at Tate Britain: Under Attack

Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm opened this week at the Tate Britain, and reviews are not totally positive. Not having seen the exhibition of course, I can still see what the reviewers are concerned about: the exhibition equates the...

Art under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm at The Tate in London

This show will not open at the Tate Britain until October 2, but the BBC and The Guardian have already started to cover it:Art under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm will be the first exhibition exploring the history of physical attacks on art...

The Reformation and a Recipe Book

By Helen Wakely, Wellcome Library, London Oak panels of manuscript showing stitching binding. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. It is rare to find a manuscript from the early 15th century that combines folk remedies with religious iconography and a royal...
From: The Recipes Project on 30 Apr 2013

Van Eyck in the Netherlands

From the Wall Street Journal, an article about a special exhibit at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam (my emphasis added): Visitors should be aware that because of the iconoclastic purges of the Protestant Reformation—in which thousands...

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