Amanda Luyster on ‘Bringing the Holy Land Home’

A contribution by Amanda Luyster Bringing the Holy Land Home reveals the impact that art objects manufactured far away, particularly in the Byzantine and Islamic Mediterranean, had on the medieval visual culture of England and western Europe.  The exhibition takes as its starting point the iconic Chertsey tiles, on loan from the British Museum, including the…

Claire Farago on ‘Italy by Way of India’ by Erin Benay

A  contribution by           Claire Farago Professor Emerita, University of Colorado Boulder Erin Benay’s Italy by Way of India is a groundbreaking study of complicated networks of cultural exchange in which indigenous artists actively participated. Saint Thomas the Apostle’s martyrdom (c. 52 CE) fostered the manufacture of objects that merge Christian…

2022 Eleanor Tufts Award

Benito Navarrete Prieto’s book ‘Murillo: Persuasion and Aura‘ is awarded with the 2022 Eleanor Tufts Award of the Society for Iberian Global Art. This book examines how Murillo constructed his paintings and the devices he employed to provoke responses in the viewer, both then and now. Murillo has attracted particular attention from historians since the…

Harvey Miller Catalogue – New Titles (2021-2022)

The 2021-22 issue of our Harvey Miller  Catalogue is now available Discover our newest & forthcoming Harvey Miller titles in the field of Medieval & Early Modern Art History, Sculpture Studies, Cultural History, Art Theory, Architectural History, Drawings, Manuscript Studies,…. including studies on Andrea Mantegna, Rubens, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante, Raphael, Taddeo Di Bartolo, Murillo,…

Matthew Collins on “Reading Dante with Images: A Visual Lectura Dantis”

A Contribution by: Matthew Collins holds a PhD from Harvard University’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. His 2018 dissertation was on the early printed illustrations of Dante’s Commedia in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. He has taught at Harvard and at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Scuola…