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Gothic

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Cathedral of Notre Dame

Laser scan may one day aid Notre Dame’s restorers

A 2010-12 effort to map every inch of the cathedral could help the post-fire reconstruction

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A lifelong dedication to Gothic architecture: Peter Howell on A.W.N. Pugin

The final instalment in the collected letters of a revivalist pioneer

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Victoria & Albert Museum

The UK arts minister on creativity without cash, and the Victoria and Albert Museum’s splendid exhibition of late medieval art

Excellence? Access? Go to “Gothic”

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Exhibitions

Gothic: art for England, 1400-1547, Victoria & Albert Museum

300 objects illustrating all facets of medieval life

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Books

A rich harvest for medieval art enthusiasts that includes the V&A’s exhibition catalogue, a study of stained glass, and a survey of folk art

A Medieval Renaissance for art of the Middle Ages

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Exhibitions

One of the few remaining German private collections of Gothic and Renaissance sculpture contains some magnificent pieces but provides little insight into its history

The exhibition disappoints and leaves the collector’s passion concealed

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National Trust

National Trust finds rare Gothic altarpiece in stables

Seven hundred year-old painting was dismissed as nineteenth-century

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Restitution

Italian town begs the Cleveland Museum for their cross back, per favore

Illegally sold in the 1960s, it was bought by the US museum in good faith but the Italians would like it returned