New PDF release: Byzantine Images and their Afterlives: Essays in Honor of

By Lynn Jones

ISBN-10: 1409442918

ISBN-13: 9781409442912

The twelve papers written for this quantity replicate the large scope of Annemarie Weyl Carr's pursuits and the both vast influence of her paintings. The options linking the essays comprise the exam of shape and which means, the connection among unique and duplicate, and reception and cultural identification in medieval paintings and structure. Carr’s paintings makes a speciality of the item yet considers the viewers, seems on the reproduction for retention or rejection of the unique shape and that means, and regularly seeks to appreciate the connection among rationale and notion. She examines the elusive nature of ’center’ and ’periphery’, increasing and enriching the discourse of manuscript creation, icons and their copies, and the dissemination of favor and which means. Her physique of labor is remarkable in its chronological scope and geographical volume, as is her skill to tie jointly elements of patronage, creation and effect around the medieval Mediterranean. the amount opens with an summary of Carr’s profession at Southern Methodist college, by means of Bonnie Wheeler. Kathleen Maxwell, Justine Andrews and Pamela Patton give a contribution chapters within which they study workshops, subgroups and impacts in manuscript creation and reception. Diliana Angelova, Lynn Jones and Ida Sinkevic supply explorations of motive and reception, targeting imperial patronage, relics and reliquaries. Cypriot experiences are represented by way of Michele Bacci and Maria Vassilaki, who study facets of shape and elegance in structure and icons. the ultimate chapters, by way of Jaroslav Folda, Anthony Cutler, Rossitza Schroeder and Ann Driscoll, are associated through their specialize in the character of copies, and tease out the ways that which means is retained or altered, and the function that's performed by means of motive and reception.

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