The agency of things in Medieval and early modern art : materials, power and manipulation / edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz and Zuzanna Sarnecka.

"This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active th...

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Main Author: Jurkowlaniec, Grażyna (Author)
Other Authors: Matyjaszkiewicz, Ika (Editor), Sarnecka, Zuzanna (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Routledge, 2018.
Series:Routledge research in art history.
Table of Contents:
  • Art history empowering medieval and early modern things / Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz and Zuzanna Sarnecka
  • The power of nature and the agency of art : the unicorn cup of Jan Vermeyen / Andrew Morrall
  • Late medieval enclosed gardens of the Low Countries : mixed media, remnant art, récyclage and gender in the Low Countries (sixteenth century onwards) / Barbara Baert, Hannah Iterbeke, Lieve Watteuw
  • Knighted by the Apostle himself : political fabrication and chivalric artefact in Compostela, 1332 / Rosa M. Rodríguez Porto
  • Agency and miraculous images / Robert Maniura
  • Agency, beauty, and the late medieval sculptural encounter / Peter Dent
  • Dispersal, exchange and the culture of things in fifteenth-century Italy / Leah R. Clark
  • Michelangelo, Tommaso de' Cavalieri and the agency of the gift-drawing / Alexander Lee
  • Distributing Dürer in the Netherlands : gifts, prints, and the mediation of fame in the early sixteenth century / Jaya Remond
  • The early modern Bible between material book and immaterial word / Wim François
  • Diagnostic performance and diagrammatic manipulation in the physician's folding almanacs / Karen Eileen Overbey, Jennifer Borland
  • Surgical saws and cutting-edge agency / Jack Hartnell
  • The boots of Saint Hedwig : thoughts on the limits of the agency of things / Jacqueline E. Jung.