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Gothic Wonder
Art, Artifice, and the Decorated Style, 1290–1350

Paul Binski

In this wide-ranging, eloquent book, Paul Binski sheds new light on one of the greatest periods of English art and architecture, offering ground-breaking arguments about the role of invention and the powers of Gothic art.  His richly documented study locates what became known as the Decorated Style within patterns of commissioning, designing, and imagining whose origins lay in pre-Gothic art.  By examining notions of what was extraordinary, re-evaluating medieval ideas of authorship, and restoring economic considerations to the debate, Binski sets English visual art of the early 14th century in a broad European context and also within the aesthetic discourses of the medieval period.  The author, stressing the continuum between art and archi...


2014   452 pp.  140 color + 175 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300204001  $75.00 sc

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Set in Stone
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The Year 1200
A Centennial Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
 



The Year 1200
A Symposium
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Abbot Suger and Saint-Denis
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Age of Spirituality
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