Medieval Manuscripts

:: in February 16, 2014 :: in Lectures :: 0 comments

The cycle of the lectures dedicated to the medieval manuscripts is being created as a part of my cooperation with Barbara Bodziony’s School of Calligraphy and Illumination. The lectures show how the manuscripts were produced, how they were decorated and stored. Apart from the lectures focused on Western-European manuscripts, there…

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Netherlandish Painting in 15th century

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This is a series of 15 lectures that shows the development of netherlandish painting in 15th century, so called Ars Nova. All the masterpieces are discussed considering the latest results of dendrochronological exams and new attributions, that in case of many famous paintings are still uncertain or have been recently…

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The Art about Love

:: in February 16, 2014 :: in News :: 3 comments

Due to Valentine’s Day we tend to connect February with Love. It is a good opportunity to focus on the subject of love and erotic motives in European Art. Should we call erotic Pompeian frescoes a pornography? Why were some romanesque churches decorated with the figures that show their genitals?…

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