Medieval Christian — Soft To The Touch & Rouge

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Not usually how I think about it. But re-assembled at the Cloisters in New York, you can see how the material object-character of medieval European Christianity was soft to the touch, put together out of wood, limestone, and paint –soft and carved, intimate and rouge.

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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