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August 2020

Vol. 162 | No. 1409

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Editorial

Remove the evidence, remove the deed

When the statue of Edward Colston in Bristol was thrown into the harbour on 7th June some historically minded commentators were reminded of the destruction of images during the Protestant Reformation. The parallel was strengthened by an interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury

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Giorgio de Chirico: La Peinture métaphysique

By a curious twist of fate, Giorgio de Chirico’s early paintings of emptied cities and cluttered interiors are the unwitting subject of an exhibition at a time when reality seems to be mirroring their suspended atmosphere. Uncannily, de Chirico himself narrated how his first 

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  • The Victorian high-altar reredos in St Paul’s Cathedral, London

    By Michael Hall
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  • Global mission iconography in the Jesuit Church in Innsbruck (1636–66)

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • Three drawings by Thomas Chippendale junior

    By Adam Bowett
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  • Architectural ornament by Jee, Eginton and Co.

    By Conor Lucey
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  • Architectural history after Summerson

    By Steven Brindle
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  • Fringe, Frog and Tassel: The Art of the Trimmings-Maker in Interior Decoration

    By Lucy Wood
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  • The Pisa Griffin and the Mari-Cha Lion: Metalwork, Art and Technology in the Medieval Islamicate Mediterranean

    By Mariam Rosser-Owen
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  • Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

    By Robin Cormack
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  • Der Hochmeisterpalast auf der Marienburg: Konzeption, Bau und Nutzung der modernsten europäischen Fürstenresidenz um 1400 (Berliner Beiträge zur Bauforschung und Denkmalpflege, 17)

    By Jörg Peltzer
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  • A Rare Treatise on Interior Decoration and Architecture: Joseph Friedrich zu Racknitz’s ‘Presentation and History of the Taste of the Leading Nations’

    By Geert-Jan Koot
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  • Kensington Palace: Art, Architecture and Society

    By Jonathan Yarker
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  • Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920 Journey to the Maghreb and Andalusia, 1832

    By Christian Freigang,Andrew Humphreys
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  • The Architecture of Art History: A Historiography

    By Jack Parlett,Christian Freigang
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  • Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics

    By Jack Parlett
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  • La chiesa di San Giacomo dall’Orio: Una trama millenaria di arte e fede

    By Peter Humfrey
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  • Bridget Riley. A Very Very Person: The Early Years

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  • Das Buch zum Bild: Die ‘Stanze nuove’ im Palazzo Vecchio, Giorgio Vasari’s ‘Ragionamenti’ und die Lesbarkeit der Kunst im Cinquecento

    By Adriana Concin
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  • Lenore Tawney: Mirror of the Universe

    By Lynne Cooke
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  • Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe

    By Franz Kirchweger
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  • La otra Corte: Mujeres de la Casa de Austria en los Monasterios Reales de las Descalzas y la Encarnación

    By María Cruz de Carlos Varona
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  • Hans Baldung Grien: Heilig / Unheilig

    By Larry Silver
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  • Montañés: maestro de maestros

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  • Joris-Karl Huysmans: De Degas à Grünewald

    By Philip Ward-Jackson
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  • Giorgio de Chirico: La Peinture métaphysique

    By Silvia Loreti