Session Title

Art, Science, and the Natural World

Sponsoring Organization(s)

International Center of Medieval Art (ICMA) Student Committee

Organizer Name

Sophie Ong; Robert Vogt

Organizer Affiliation

Rutgers Univ.; Johns Hopkins Univ.

Presider Name

Sophie Ong

Paper Title 1

Chinese Cosmology in Medieval Persian Medical Imagery

Presenter 1 Name

Manuel Giardino

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Oxford

Paper Title 2

Unearthly Beauty: Byzantine Enamel and the Alchemical Perfection of Nature

Presenter 2 Name

Shannon Steiner

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Bryn Mawr College

Paper Title 3

The Embodiment of Purgatory: Transi Tombs and the Transformation of Matter

Presenter 3 Name

Alicia R. Cannizzo

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Graduate Center, CUNY

Start Date

10-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1135

Description

This panel aims to engage with conceptions of and the relation between science, technology, and the natural world in medieval art. The papers explore how artworks mediated knowledge and structured experiences of the natural world, and consider the function of artistic practice in the construction of scientific knowledge during the Middle Ages. Sophie Ong

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May 10th, 10:00 AM

Art, Science, and the Natural World

Schneider 1135

This panel aims to engage with conceptions of and the relation between science, technology, and the natural world in medieval art. The papers explore how artworks mediated knowledge and structured experiences of the natural world, and consider the function of artistic practice in the construction of scientific knowledge during the Middle Ages. Sophie Ong