Gothic Architecture Reading List

Many of the following books are available in the National Art Library at the V&A:

The New Cambridge Medieval History , vols 4–6, Cambridge, 1995–2005

Binski, Paul, Becket's Crown , New Haven, 2004

Bony, Jean, French Gothic Architecture of the 12th and 13th Centuries, Berkeley, 1983

Coldstream, Nicola, Medieval Architecture , Oxford, 2002

Coldstream, Nicola and Draper, Peter (eds), Medieval Art and Architecture at Ely Cathedral, London, 1979

Frankl, Paul revised by Crossley, Paul, Gothic Architecture, New Haven, 2000

Gajewski, Alexandra and Opaÿiÿ, Zoë (eds), The Year 1300 and the Creation of a New European Architecture , Turnhout, 2007

Grant, Lindy, Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis , London, 1998

Mitchell, John and Moran, Matthew  (eds), England and the Continent in the Middle Ages , Stamford, 2000

Wilson, Christopher, The Gothic Cathedral , London, 1990

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Event - Gallery Talk: A Gothic Passion - The life and work of A.W.N. Pugin

Thu 21 May 2015 13:00–14:00

GALLERY TALK: Throughout his brief life the architect and designer A.W.N. Pugin (1812–52) worked tirelessly to promote the Gothic style, which he adapted for the design of modern public and private buildings and their furnishings.

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