Polish version of ICONCLASS

:: in July 7, 2022 :: in News :: 0 comments

Iconclass is an international system of iconography classification, used in museums all around the world. Its beginnings date back to mid-20th century (it was developed by Henri van de Waal in 1940s) – it was created in Holland, and today it is available on-line, since recently in a form of an…

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Talk in Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague

:: in April 24, 2022 :: in News :: 0 comments

On Tuesday April 19, 2022 I had a pleasure to present my research on the late Gothic painting of Our Lady of Sorrows from Franciscan Church in Cracow, invited by the Czech Academy of Sciences. The meeting was entitled “Import díla nebo transfer ideje: „nizozemské“ a „německé“ obrazy ve střední Evropě…

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On-line conference on Saints in art (in Polish)

:: in February 28, 2022 :: in News :: 0 comments

University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw organises an on-line interdisciplinary conference (in Polish) entitled “Świętych w sztuce obcowanie” [Communion of Saints in Art] on Friday, March 4th, 2022. I will have a pleasure of presenting a paper on depictions of St Euphraxia in Cracow poliptych of St John the Almsgiver…

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Virtual exhibition “Wszystko już było w średniowieczu” (“Everything already happened in the Middle Ages” – in Polish)

:: in February 7, 2022 :: in Media, News :: 0 comments

The title of my first virtual exhibition “Everything already happened in the Middle Ages” is my saying that I often repeat. In contrary to common beliefs, Middle Ages was not an epoch vastly different from our contemporary times. Also, quite o lot of myths about medieval customs in fact date…

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Open lecture on-line (in Polish)

:: in January 7, 2022 :: in News :: 0 comments

The Museum of the City of Cracow organises a cycle in the branch “Rynek Underground” dedicated to the four elements, starting three years ago from the motif of water. Subsequent edition was dedicated to fire and last year’s one focused on the air. This time the subject is the Earth:…

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