Category Archives: Gothic Art

Paint Restoration in Chartres Cathedral

Although we often think nowadays of Gothic cathedrals having always been constructed of bare stone, many Gothic churches instead had painted interiors, with the paint used to emphasize architectural details. One of the cathedrals which we know was painted was … Continue reading

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Newly Appointed Bell Ringer Brings Music to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame

There has been a dispute in Cathedral of Notre-Dame ever since the newly appointed chief sacristan and bell ringer Stéphane Urbain has brought “minor revolution” about the use of the bells. These bells, dating as far back as 1680, were … Continue reading

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