Art History, Artists, medieval art

Women Artists in the Middle Ages

There were brilliant women artists during the Middle Ages, that unfortunately are completely unknown nowadays, such as Claricia, Diemudus, Ende, Guda, Herrade of Landsberg or Hildegard of Bingen (there is an old post about this last one, click here to read it). During the Early Medieval period, women often worked alongside men. They worked especially… Continue reading Women Artists in the Middle Ages

Art, Art History, medieval art

Queen Matilda and The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique artefact of 11th century. The tapestry tells the story of the of the events surrounding the conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy in 1066 in a 70 meters long embroidery. It is undoubtedly a masterpiece of Romanesque art. Even though, according to the popular belief the Bayeux… Continue reading Queen Matilda and The Bayeux Tapestry