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Lincoln Cathedral Stained Glass – Special Offer for Vidimus Readers

A new book on the stained glass of Lincoln Cathedral will be published in the autumn, and Vidimus readers can receive a third off the retail price if they pre-subscribe. The contributors include CVMA author Professor Nigel Morgan, who will … Continue reading

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Keith New (1926–2012)

Almost fifty years after the rebuilt Coventry Cathedral was consecrated by the Queen, the death has been announced of one of the stained-glass artists whose contribution to its rebirth remains one of the highlights of any visit. Keith New (Hon … Continue reading

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Sarah Brown Lecture

Sarah Brown, chairman of the CVMA (GB), will be speaking at the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass on 16 April, when the subject of her lecture will be the stained glass of León Cathedral. For further information, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Hill Symposium and Tour

The World Monuments Fund Britain is holding an important symposium on medieval stained glass at Strawberry Hill House on Thursday, 10 May, 10am – 4pm. Speakers including Heather Gilderdale (independent scholar, specialist on the work of John Thornton) and Jim … Continue reading

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Peter Hemmel at the Getty Museum

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, has acquired a painting, The Trinity with the Virgin, Sts John the Evangelist, Stephen and Lawrence and a Donor, dated 1479 and attributed to the acclaimed stained-glass artist Peter Hemmel von Andlau (c.1420/25 … Continue reading

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Steinfeld Abbey Glass in Wales

  Four panels of sixteenth-century stained glass from Steinfeld Abbey discovered at the parish church of St Cadoc in Glynneath, south Wales, in 2010, have been reinstated in the church after being cleaned by experts from The Glass House in … Continue reading

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Seventeenth-century Painted Glass in Oxford: Reminder

The first half of the seventeenth century saw a significant revival of glass-painting, related to new thinking concerning the appropriate way to adorn a church, in a desire to create the ‘beauty of holiness’. An important weekend course on this … Continue reading

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Stuart Watling Thesis On Line

  Dr Stuart Watling of the Courtauld Institute of Art has posted his doctoral thesis – ‘Narrative art in northern Europe, c.1140-1300: A narratological re-appraisal’ – complete with text and pictures on line here. Much of this ground-breaking study concerns … Continue reading

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Swansea Courses

Two workshops/masterclasses with the well-known stained-glass painter Jonathan Cooke will be held at the Swansea Architectural Glass Centre: 20–23 April, and 28 September – 1 October 2012. The workshops, lasting three and a half days, are suitable both for beginners … Continue reading

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Tragic Death of Veronique Vandekerchove

We are sad to report the tragic death of Veronique Vandekerchove following a fatal traffic accident in Bruges. Veronique was the chief curator of fine arts and deputy superintendent of the M – Museum in Leuven, home of an outstanding … Continue reading

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