History of Art Research Seminar: Herbert Kessler | 'Whoever Wishes to Know God, Look at the Glass;' Medieval Windows as Scripture


  • Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 17:15 to 18:30

  • Hunter Building, Hunter Lecture Theatre (017)
    74 Lauriston Place
    Edinburgh
    EH3 9DF

Herbert Kessler is Emeritus Professor in History of Art at Johns Hopkins University, USA.

He has published numerous books and articles on medieval art, including on medieval image theory and the visual representation of spiritual subjects. His most recent books include Neither God nor Man. Texts, Pictures, and the Anxiety of Medieval Art (Berlin: Rombach Verlag, 2007), Seeing Medieval Art (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2004), and Spiritual Seeing Picturing God's Invisibility in Medieval Art (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000).

His talk is entitled 'Whoever Wishes to Know God, Look at the Glass,' Medieval Windows as Scripture"

The event is free and open to all.

This event is part of the History of Art Research Seminar Series of talks by guest speakers and colleagues. Find out more about the series.