Session Title

Killing Them Softly? Martyrdoms in Late Medieval Art

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Dept. of Medieval Studies, Central European Univ.

Organizer Name

Gerhard Jaritz

Organizer Affiliation

Central European Univ.

Presider Name

Gerhard Jaritz

Paper Title 1

Smiles of the Tortured

Presenter 1 Name

Ivan Gerát

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Institute of Art History, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Paper Title 2

Saints Cosmas and Damian in the Visual Arts: Blissfully Surviving Crucifixion, Stoning, and Being Shot with Arrows

Presenter 2 Name

Mónica Ann Walker Vadillo

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Hite Art Institute, Univ. of Louisville

Paper Title 3

Altichiero’s "Soft" Martyrdom of Saint George in the Oratory of Saint George in Padua (1379-84)

Presenter 3 Name

Mary D. Edwards

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Pratt Institute

Paper Title 4

The Death of Peter Martyr and the Stigmatization of Francis of Assisi: What Is Behind the Panel of Beato Angelico?

Presenter 4 Name

Gábor Klaniczay

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Central European Univ.

Start Date

10-5-2014 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1160

Description

Transmitting violence against representatives of Christianity seems to have been one of the primary concerns of patrons and artists of late medieval Western art. The session is intended to discuss the variety and patterns of respective visual representations and their theological and hagiographical background, the methods of transit to the beholders, as well as the sporadic critical statements against the depicted violence.

Gerhard Jaritz

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Killing Them Softly? Martyrdoms in Late Medieval Art

Schneider 1160

Transmitting violence against representatives of Christianity seems to have been one of the primary concerns of patrons and artists of late medieval Western art. The session is intended to discuss the variety and patterns of respective visual representations and their theological and hagiographical background, the methods of transit to the beholders, as well as the sporadic critical statements against the depicted violence.

Gerhard Jaritz