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Andy Warhol and Byzantine art: Warhol expert tells of painter's hidden inspiration


The Lafayette (blog) - Apr 14, 2017
On Tuesday, Thomas Kiedrowski, expert on Warhol, came to lecture on the artist's work (Photo courtesy of Flickr). Andy Warhol's iconically vibrant portraits have an unexpected inspiration: in Byzantine icons, according to Warhol expert Thomas Kiedrowski.
 

Thieves steal giant gold coin worth €3.7m from Berlin's Bode Museum


Art Newspaper - Mar 28, 2017
Located on Museum Island, the Bode houses Berlin's coin collection, one of the largest in the world, as well as sculpture and Byzantine art. The coin, which police said was protected by bulletproof glass, carries a nominal value of C$1m and was ...
 

Alexei Jawlensky


Brooklyn Rail - Mar 31, 2017
Related Byzantine art, like the mosaic of a wide-eyed Empress Theodora at San Vitale in Ravenna, also persist. The floating and fragmented female or androgynous heads that dominate his late work are clear combinations of these elements; he was not ...
 

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Early Christian & Byzantine Art: A&I


by: John Lowden
Working from the surviving material presented here with the help of superlative photographs, many specially taken for this book, John Lowden explains how and why Early Christian & Byzantine art was made and used. This is an accessible and authoritative book that will inspire anyone who is curious about the origins of Christian art.
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Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting: The Virgin and Child Hodegetria and the Art of Chrysography


by: Jaroslav Folda
The Virgin and Child Hodegetria was a widely venerated Byzantine image depicting the Virgin holding and pointing to her son as the way to salvation. In this book, Jaroslav Folda traces the appropriation of this image by thirteenth-century Crusader and central Italian painters, where the Virgin Mary is transformed from the human mother of god, the Theotokos, of Byzantine icons, to the resplendent Madonna radiant in her heavenly home with Christ and the angels. This transformation, Folda demonstrates, was brought about by using chrysography, or golden highlighting, which came to be used on both the Virgin and Child.
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A Treasury of Hours: Selections from Illuminated Prayer Books


During the Middle Ages, kings and nobility frequently commissioned the greatest artists of their day to illustrate-or "illuminate"-their personal prayer books. Intended for private reading and meditation, these so-called "books of hours" were arranged, in keeping with the practice of the Church, so that particular prayers were read at specific times of the day. To our enduring enchantment, the artists who illustrated these books entwined delicate flowers, beautiful fruits, and fanciful creatures with depictions of activities appropriate to each month of the year and with moving illustrations depicting stories from the lives of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and the saints.
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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies


The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies responds to and celebrates the explosion of research in this interdisciplinary field over recent decades. A one-volume reference work, it provides an introduction to the academic study of early Christianity (c. 100-600 AD) and examines the vast geographical area impacted by the early church, in Western and Eastern late antiquity. It is thematically arranged to encompass history, literature, thought, practices, and material culture. It contains authoritative and up-to-date surveys of current thinking and research in the various subfields of early Christian studies, written by leading figures in the discipline.
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Early Byzantine Art


Review of Keys Works of Early Byzantine Art Overview of Early Byzantine Period: 0:01-0:34 Overview of Byzantine Empire and Constantinople: 0:35-3:14 ...
 

TICE Art 1010: Medieval and Byzantine Art.mp4


This is a review video for the TICE ART 1010 course. Video by Ydraw.
 

Early Byzantine art


This is the first of two podcasts on Byzantine art.
 

Byzantine Art, the jewel of the Empire


Byzantine ART: 330-1453 In this video, there is a brief review of the Byzantine art history. The text is based upon Robin Cormack's book; \
 

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