TITLE

Meyer Schapiro in Silos: Pursuing an Iconography of Style

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, John
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep2003, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the Marxist approach of Meyer Schapiro on the cloister sculpture and manuscript illumination of the Castilian monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos. Example of his aversion to traditional art history in favor of one that was Marxist in its ideals; Social evolution linked by Schapiro to the Romanesque style of the cloister sculpture; Role played by the urban setting in his reconstruction of the creative forces of the medieval period; Arguments of Schapiro on class conflict underlying the different styles at Silos.
ACCESSION #
10804176

 

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