Tag Archives: 20th century

Advent Calendar – Door 3: The cemetery gate in Maria Saal

Cemetery gate in Maria Saal K. u. k. Kriegspressequartier, Lichtbildstelle, 1918 Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna (Public Domain) The photograph shows the gate to the fortified cemetery surrounding the church in Maria Saal, one of the finest and largest late Gothic churches … Continue reading

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Michelangelo and Wile E. Coyote

A few days ago I wound up watching some old vintage episodes of Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote on youtube (as one might). In doing so, I came across something quite interesting in the comments to one of the videos. … Continue reading

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Gustav Klimt, Adolphe Stoclet and… Gentile da Fabriano, or: Some Thoughts on Art-Nouveau and the Middle Ages

As mentioned in my previous post, I spent most of last week at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds and, as promised, a proper conference report will appear here soon or at least soonish… Today’s post, however, will be dedicated … Continue reading

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More errant than usual…

Remember how, a couple of months ago, I promised that regular blogging would resume soonish? Well, when I wrote that, I assumed that March would be a pretty busy month for me – and I was right about that. However, … Continue reading

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