Monsters, Corporeal Deformities, and Phantasms in the Cloister of St-Michel-de-Cuxa

Dale, Thomas E. A.
September 2001
Art Bulletin;Sep2001, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p402
Academic Journal
Focuses on the Benedictine cloisters of St-Michel-de-Cuxa in southwestern France. Why it is essential to grasp the central roles that images of the idealized body and conventions of behavior played in the religious culture of the Romanesque; How the architectural structure of the cloister symbolizes the monastic life; Interpretation of the groups of monstrosity and deformity.


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