Why I love Insular Art

Interlace, It’s a Complicated Story… In my previous post I explained how Insular manuscripts were used as a vessel for the Word, as the Word became embodied in image. I am hoping that in this post, and ┬áin the posts to follow, I will be able to shine a light on this often overlooked periodContinue reading “Why I love Insular Art”

What is Insular Art?

A Rough Outline What is Insular Art? The very question I asked myself when turning up to my first Art History lecture at Edinburgh University. Before my first year of studying Art History, (which I finished last week – success) I was very much stuck in the Vsari dictated mindset of believing that Art HistoryContinue reading “What is Insular Art?”