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Spirituality and Stained Glass

  • Course Dates: Thu 25 May 2017, 10:00 am to Fri 26 May 2017, 4:30 pm

This course will examine the design, development and production methods of stained glass produced between the seventh century and the present day.

We will focus on key artworks such as the Anglo-Saxon glass at Monkwearmouth and Jarrow abbeys, the elaborate medieval Gothic windows at Chartres and Canterbury cathedrals, and later Renaissance and Netherlandish glass designs.

We will also consider Victorian and pre-Raphaelite glass designers and companies – such as Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris & Co. – and moden-day glass artists such as Marc Chagall, Louis Comfort Tiffany and John Piper.

The course will also examine ways in which glass panels functioned as objects of spiritual devotion.

Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Thu 25 May 2017, 10:00 am
Fri 26 May 2017, 4:30 pm
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Ellie Pridgeon teaches on the BA in Humanities and Arts at the University of Leicester and is a professional archivist.
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£110 non-residential; £160 residential