Medieval Art

Medieval Art

Let It Be: The Annunciation In Medieval And Renaissance Christian Art

Religious themes in art have prevailed throughout time. Whether it is Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, or Hinduism - being able to visually interact...

Rachel Witte 28 August 2018

Medieval Art

Celebrity Sculptors, Medieval Fraud And Nazi Looting – An Outrageous Story Of The Golden Veit Stoss Altarpiece

This is largest Gothic altarpiece in the world and a national treasure of Poland. Carved over a period of 12 years, the 15th Century Veit Stoss...

Candy Bedworth 6 August 2018

Bizarre

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

The reason is: at the time, philosophers thought that Christ was born like a “perfectly formed and unchanged” man, aka he came out...

Zuzanna Stańska 9 December 2017

Art Nouveau

An Illuminated Year With Limbourg Brothers

Imagine you are an extremely rich duke who lives in the 15th century and likes books and castles. What do you do to have them both? Commission a...

Magda Michalska 14 September 2017