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David Whitehouse

Vidimus is sad to report the death of David Whitehouse, former executive director of the Corning Museum of Glass, who died 17 February, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 71. Whitehouse joined the museum in 1984 as chief … Continue reading

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Medieval Narrative Art Repository

Stuart Whatling has established a website as a repository for images of medieval art, including stained glass, particularly those related to his research interest, visual narratology. There is much of interest for Vidimus readers, such as this image of glass … Continue reading

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Roundels Exhibition in Linnich

An exhibition of 88 Flemish roundels, 10 Swiss panels, and 38 small Baroque panels belonging to the well-known collector Dr Klaus Tiedemann will open on 16th March at the Stained Glass Museum in Linnich, Germany. The ensemble, which ranges in … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Conferences

Stained Glass and Sacred Space The Association of Art German Historians (Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker) is holding its 32nd conference on 20–24 April 2013. One section of the conference is given over to the relationship of stained glass to sacred space. … Continue reading

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New Publication on Chartres Cathedral

Chartres, a new addition to the La Grâce d’une Cathedral series, is to be published in April, marking the end of a major phase in the cathedral’s restoration. Edited by the Bishop of Chartres, Michael Pansard, the book presents a … Continue reading

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Norfolk Stained Glass Exhibition

A loan exhibition of beautiful, back-lit, photographic images of Norfolk medieval stained glass will be on display in St Nicholas’s Chapel, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, until the 1 July 2013. Curated by Claire Daunton (University of East Anglia and Trinity Hall … Continue reading

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2013 British Archaeological Association Conference

The 2013 BAA Conference will embrace the royal palace and abbey of Westminster, covering the archaeology, history and art history of this complex of religious and secular structures occupying the Island of Thorney, from their origins to the fire of … Continue reading

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International Medieval Congress, Leeds

This year’s International Medieval Congress in Leeds (1–4 July) includes a number of sessions relating to medieval stained glass. Monday 1 July 2013, 16.30–18.00 ‘Medieval Stained Glass in Wales after the Middle Ages: Survival, Loss, and Reinvention’, by Martin Crampin, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass before 1700 in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The appearance of a new Corpus Vitrearum volume is always a cause for celebration, as these works always involve years of research and dedication. The British CVMA is looking forward to the imminent publication of Tim Ayers’s The Medieval Stained … Continue reading

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BSMGP Lecture Programme

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has announced its 2013 programme of seasonal lectures. Spring Lecture – Friday 8 March, 6.15pm for a 6.45pm start Alan Brooks: ‘Francis Spear: A Student of Art and Symbolism’ Discussion day – Wednesday … Continue reading

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