Lloyd de Beer is the Ferguson Curator of Medieval Europe at the British Museum, responsible for the collection between 1100–1500.

Limestone statue of Mary Magdalen (detail) (c. 1313), from the collegiate church at Écouis (Eure). Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais/Jean-Gilles Berizzi

Art that speaks for itself? – ‘Gothic Sculpture’ by Paul Binski, reviewed

A thought-provoking study considers what makes medieval European sculpture so memorable

22 Oct 2019

The medieval marvels in Durham Cathedral’s kitchen

Among the treasures of St Cuthbert in Durham are several of the most remarkable medieval objects to be seen anywhere

11 Nov 2017