My dear fellow, mediaeval art
is charming, but mediaeval emotions are out of date.
Christ had no message for the Renaissance, which was wonderful because it brought an ideal at variance with his, and to find the presentation of the real Christ we must go to mediaeval art
Only a modern structure housing the European Centre for Mediaeval Art
, slightly above the town centre, breaks the architectural unity of Conques.
The mediaeval art
of persuasion is here fully exploited.
This latest volume in Thames & Hudson's 'World of Art' series looks at mediaeval art
, the period from about 300 to about 1400 in which art was 'characterised by a consistency of subject matter combined with a variety of styles'.
He offers selections from both usual and unusual high and late mediaeval antifeminist texts, supplies revealing illustrations from mediaeval art
, and concludes with a selection of mediaeval responses to antifeminism, many of them English.
The colours are all still there and it's supposed to be one of the finest examples of mediaeval art
ever found in Britain
There is, for example, little surviving mediaeval art
but, given the ferocity of religious disputes, this is hardly surprising.