A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

The late medieval world was marked by a culture of refinement and sophistication The period s media of choice paintings, manuscripts, prints, tapestries, embroideries, ivory sculpture, metalwork, and enamels speak volumes about the pleasures of sensory engagement Art objects were touched, smelled, tasted, and heard, as well as seen This sumptuous new book brings togetThe late medieval world was marked by a culture of refinement and sophistication The period s media of choice paintings, manuscripts, prints, tapestries, embroideries, ivory sculpture, metalwork, and enamels speak volumes about the pleasures of sensory engagement Art objects were touched, smelled, tasted, and heard, as well as seen This sumptuous new book brings together sacred and secular art to reveal the shared intellectual culture that governed the understanding of perception and the role of senses in Europe from the 12th through the 16th century A focused exploration of the performative and multifaceted nature of medieval art underscores its direct appeal to the senses, revealing the rich experiential world that informed its interpretation Eight essays explore these themes through representations of religious practices, royal rituals, feasts and celebrations, music, and literature Beautifully designed and produced, A Feast for the Senses contributes significantly to an emerging field in the history of art and showcases approximately 130 objects, each accompanied by a full description, provenance, and bibliography.
A Feast for the Senses Art and Experience in Medieval Europe The late medieval world was marked by a culture of refinement and sophistication The period s media of choice paintings manuscripts prints tapestries embroideries ivory sculpture metalwork and

  • Title: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe
  • Author: Martina Bagnoli Christina Normore Barbara Newman Carla Casagrande Emma Dillon Virginia Brilliant
  • ISBN: 9780300222951
  • Page: 439
  • Format: Hardcover
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