"[An]outstanding book which show how art can change the world [and] demonstrates, through an intelligent combination of visual and historical research, the transformative role of art and architecture within this revolutionary process...The Franciscans' sister order of preaching friars, the followers of St Dominic, is the subject of Joanna Cannon's ground-breaking and...richly illustrated study."-Gervase Rosser, Apollo Magazine -- Gervase Rosser Apollo Magazine 'Religious Poverty, Visual Riches lives up to its title: this is a copiously detailed notes and an extensive bibliography. It is a delight to turn the pages and encounter such beauty in so any forms.'-Christopher Colven, The Art Newspaper -- Christopher Colven The Art Newspaper '[An] experienced art historian. Joanna Cannon...this volume arrives with the mien of a magnum opus, prepared over many years.'-Alexander Murray, TLS -- Alexander Murray TLS
About the Author
Joanna Cannon is reader in the history of art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.