Before Art was a Commodity: Artistic Exchange in 12th-Century Europe
Date: Wednesday December 11, 2013, at 7 pm
Location: Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
During the 12th century, works of art and precious materials moved through a network of exchanges all over Europe. Madeline Caviness, Mary Richardson Emeritus Professor of Art History at Tufts University, discusses how reliquaries, portable altars, relics of the true cross, stained glass, manuscripts, and other goods traveled across the continent.