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New Views of the Middle Ages: Highlights from the Wyvern Collection

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by Kathryn Gerry

Why does medieval art matter today? This beautifully illustrated book examines this question through the lens of the magnificent objects in the Wyvern Collection of Medieval and Early Renaissance art, accompanying the collection’s first exhibition in the United States. Works include exquisite examples of metalwork, stone and wood sculpture, and illuminated manuscripts from across Europe, as well as the Christian community of Ethiopia. Offering new photography and an accessible text, this book is an essential resource for one of the world’s most important private collections of medieval art, and a fascinating read for all interested in the Middle Ages and the role of art history in exploring our world.

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Kathryn Gerry is Visiting Assistant Professor of Medieval Art History at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine. Dr. Gerry has taught and written widely on the art and architecture of medieval Europe.

Ayla Lepine is an art and architectural historian specializing in the Gothic Revival in modern Europe and North America. She is also an Anglican priest and a trustee of the UK charity Art and Christianity.

Stephen Perkinson is Professor of Art History and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Bowdoin College. In both his teaching and scholarship, he focuses on Medieval and Renaissance art of Northern Europe.

Hardcover, 144 pages, fully illustrated, 10-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches

Published by Scala Arts Publishers Inc., in association with the Bowdoin College Museum Art, September 2020

Model #: BCMA-CAT-WYVERN
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