SherryC.M. Lindquist's "Agency, Visuality and Society at the Chartreuse de Champmol PDF

By SherryC.M. Lindquist

Grounded in archival assets, this interdisciplinary examine explores the profound ancient value of the mausoleum of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy - the Chartreuse de Champmol. even supposing the monument is celebrated because the website of pivotal artistic endeavors by way of Claus Sluter, Melchior Broederlam, Jean de Beaumetz and others, in the past artwork historians haven't thought of how those works functioned on the middle of a fancy social matrix. Sherry Lindquist right here considers the sacred topics of many of the sculptures and work now not in simple terms as devotional instruments or theological statements, yet as profoundly influential social tools that negotiated complicated interactions of energy. Lindquist's refined dialogue coordinates research of basic assets with the main up to date scholarship within the box of artwork historical past, not just with recognize to overdue medieval Burgundian artwork, but additionally to extra theoretical questions relating reception.

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