Domestic Devotions

Domestic Devotions

The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home

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Religious Materiality Workshop

Last week four members of our team were invited to Utrecht to take part in a workshop on religion and material culture. Dr Jo Spaans, the organizer of the event recognised the importance of sharing research internationally on various aspects of religious ‘stuff’. She posed questions about the meaning of religious objects for people who… (read more)

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Renaissance Society of America NYC 2014 – Religious Materiality

Prior to the start of this year’s Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting in New York, five members of the team engaged in two days of intensive Met-trawling. We had come up with a wish-list of objects and – thanks to the generosity of the Metropolitan Museum staff – we were able to go behind… (read more)

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