Do Unicorns count as Equines? Upcoming Conference & Exhibit on Bestiaries (Los Angeles, CA)

The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, one of the EHC 2018 sponsors, is hosting a conference on animal images in medieval bestiaries, “Beastly Imagery in the Medieval World”, complementing a new exhibit at the Getty Museum Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World at the J. Paul Getty Museum May 14-August 18, 2019).

Beastly Imagery in the Medieval World, CMRS Conference at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (May 19, 2019)

Program available here.

 

On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum May 14 through August 18, 2019, Book of  Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World explores the bestiary and its widespread influence on medieval art and culture.  This exhibition features one-third of the world’s surviving Latin illuminated bestiaries and gathers together more than 100 works in a variety of media from institutions across the United States and Europe, including manuscripts, paintings, tapestries, sculpture, and decorative arts from the Middle Ages.

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World, Getty Museum Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA (May 14 – August 18, 2019)

 

 

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