Herbert L. Kessler, Shira Brisman, Davide Stimilli, and Angelos Chaniotis on “From Kairos to Occasio through Fortuna. Text / Image / Afterlife” by Barbara Baert

Herbert L. Kessler Professor Emeritus, History of Art, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore “As the title itself indicates, Barbara Baert’s From Kairos to Occasio through Fortuna moves. Beginning with the Mantuan grisaille painting of Occasio and Poenitentia in Andrea Mantegna’s style, which Aby Warburg included in his seminal Mnemosyne Atlas, the analysis transgresses the limits of…

‘Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France’ wins the 2020 ICMA Annual Book Prize

‘Pleasure and Politics at the Court of France. The Artistic Patronage of Queen Marie of Brabant (1260-1321)‘ by Tracy Chapman Hamilton has been awarded with the 2020 Annual Book Prize of the International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA). “Tracy Chapman Hamilton presents an intellectually rich recuperation of an understudied Gothic patron, refined aesthete, and politically…