Gothic aula in ss Quttro Coronati in Rome. Source: Wikipedia

Gesta Vol 55 No 1 Spring 2016

New issue of Gesta published by the International Center of Medieval Art offers a number of exciting studies of medieval art. And a theoretical reflection by Betancourt of why medieval art matters in a modern context

Gesta spring 2016-CoverGesta, Volume 55, Number 1, Spring 2016
Ed by Linda Safran and Adam S. Cohen

Table of Contents:

  • Encounter: The Mosaics in the Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai
    Jaś Elsner
  • Medieval Art after Duchamp: Hans Belting’s Likeness and Presence at 25
    Roland Betancourt
  • The Painting of Knowledge in Thirteenth-Century Rome
    Marius B. Hauknes
  • Judgment on Parchment: Illuminating Theater in Besançon MS 579
    Beatrice Ellen Kitzinger
  • The Exceptional Role of St. Joseph in Ugolino di Prete Ilario’s Life of the Virgin at Orvieto
    Sara Nair James
  • Complicating Medieval Anti-Semitism: The Role of Class in Two Tales of Christian Violence against Jews
    Diane Wolfthal

Gesta is published by the University Press of Chicago and sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art