A reflection on the Feast of Saint Andrew, celebrated at Canterbury Cathedral.Read More
Author: Bryan C. Keene
I’m assistant curator in the Department of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum. I specialize in Italian manuscript illumination, choir book production and art for the altar, and the global Middle Ages, with a particular focus on the nexus of Afro-Eurasian book culture, portable objects, and materials. I am currently working on exhibitions about prejudice and persecution in the medieval world; India and Europe in the Middle Ages; and the celestial realm in the Middle Ages. I am completing a PhD at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London and am an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University.
A horse, a salmon, lizards, and the cross of Calvary—learn to decipher coats of arms!Read More
From turtledoves to milkmaids, medieval manuscripts depict the 12 days of Christmas.Read More
The current exhibition Fashion in the Middles Ages, closing Sunday, August 14, examines costumes in the pages of medieval manuscripts. At times, the clothing... Read More