Department of Music

Gothic: Art for England 1400-1547
London, November 2003


GOTHIC: Art for England
1400-1547

21-23 November 2003
Lecture Theatre
Victoria & Albert Museum, London

PROGRAMME

Day 1
Morning session: Architecture
10.10 	Registration and coffee
10.30 	Conference opens
10.40 	The great tower in late medieval England
	John Goodall, freelance writer and researcher
11.10 	Fit for a king? The architecture of the Beauchamp Chapel, Warwick
	Linda Monckton, Church of England, Cathedral and Church Buildings
		Division
11.40 	Richard Beke, 'not one of the great Canterbury designers?'
	Christopher Wilson, University College London
12.10 	Questions and discussion
12.30 	Lunch in the Gamble Room

Afternoon session: Patronage and consumption
13.45	William Sandys of The Vyne c.1470-1540: a consumer in a changing market
	Maurice Howard, University of Sussex
14.15	The ankle boots and stockings of William of Waynflete
	Lisa Monnas and June Swann, freelance textile historians
14.45 	The London silkwomen of the 15th century
	Ruth Singer, Learning and Interpretation, V&A
15.15 	Tea
15.35 	Late Gothic tomb railings
	Jane Geddes, University of Aberdeen
16.05 	New light on the 'Little Men' of Naworth Castle
	Emily Chappell
16.35	Questions and discussion


Day 2
Images and imagery

10.10 	Registration and coffee
10.30 	Conference opens
10.40 	A double death? St George's image and the reformers
	Margaret Aston, historian
11.10 	Recently discovered wall paintlngs at St Gregory's, Norwich; piety
		and patronage in a late medieval city church
	David Park, Courtauld lnstitute of Art
11.40 	Patrons, glaziers and pilgrims in Tudor Cornwall: the imagery and
		local impact of a stained glass window of the Life of St
		Neot
	Joanna Mattingly, freelance researcher
12.10 	Questions and discussion
12.30 	Lunch in the Gamble Room

13.45	St Anthony's Chapel, Cartmel Fell: survivals and discoveries
	Eleanor Townsend, Exhibitions,V&A
14.15 	'When the latin antyme is singing': music text, image and act in
		late medieval devotional culture
	Magnus Williamson, University of Newcastle
14.45 	The iconography of corporate seals 1400-1500
	John Cherry, Courtauld Institute of Art
15.15 	Tea
15.35 	The Mercer's Hall Christ
	Kim Woods, Open University
16.05 	'In ryche colours delytethe the peyntour': painting and the visual
		arts In the poems of John Lydgate
	Catherine Reynolds, freelance lecturer and researcher
16.35 	Questions and discussion
17.00	Close
	
	
Day 3

Morning session: England and the Continent

10.10 	Registration
10.30 	Conference opens
10.40	Continental prints as sources for English Gothic artists
	Malcolm Jones, University of Sheffield	
11.10 	An 'exemplum justitiae' and the price of treason: how the 'Legend
		of Herkinbald' reached Henry VIII's tapestry collection
	Elizabeth Cleland, Courtauld Institute of Art
11.40 	Coffee
12.00	'a mete meditacyon, For prelates of estate': Petrarchan tapestries
		at the Tudor court
12.30	The Withypool Altarpiece
	Susan Foister, National Gallery, London
13.00	Lunch

Afternoon session; Medieval exhibition culture

14.15	Show and tell: late medieval art, exhibitions and the cultures of
		display
	Alexandrina Buchanan, Clothworkers Guild, London
14.45	Between spectacle and history. Art History and the medieval
		exhibitions, 1984, 1989 and 2003
	Paul Crossley, Courtauld Institute of Art
15.15 	Tea
15.35 	Questions and discussion
16.00	Conference ends


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