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The Language of Forms: Lectures on Insular Manuscript Art

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This book provides an invaluable historical document as well as the opportunity to listen once again to his incomparable, revelatory analyses of images through which he taught his students to see. Others can now follow the spellbinding lecturer as he works his way through an image, making us see what we had not, infecting

Paperback, 199 pages
Published July 19th 2006 by Pierpont Morgan Library
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Moloch
Ho visto questo libro al bookshop della Morgan Library di New York: manoscritti miniati, arte barbarica, 50% di sconto... insomma, subito comprato. Sono sei lezioni/conferenze tenute dallo storico dell'arte Meyer Schapiro, proprio alla Morgan Library negli anni Sessanta, sul tema dell'arte insulare, fiorita nelle isole britanniche e poi esportata anche nel continente europeo grazie ai tanti viaggi dei missionari e dei monaci irlandesi, fra il VI e il X secolo, le cui testimonianze più splendide ...more
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