Murray, Stephen


Stephen Murray was educated at Oxford and the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. He joined the Columbia faculty in 1986. His publications include books on the cathedrals of Amiens, Beauvais and Troyes; his current work is on medieval sermons, story-telling in Gothic, and the Romanesque architecture of the Bourbonnais. His field of teaching includes Romanesque and Gothic art, particularly involving the integrated understanding of art and architecture within a broader framework of economic and cultural history. In 2007 with the support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation and in collaboration with Andrew Tallon and Rory O'Neill he launched the Mapping Gothic France project. His new book, Plotting Gothic, University of Chicago Press, appeared in 2015. He is currently engaged in a new interactive exploration of Amiens Cathedral in in extending the life of Mapping Gothic .

Murray, S., Review of R. Sanfaçon, L'architecture flamboyante en France, in Architectura, 1974, 88-92.
-----, "The Completion of the Nave of Troyes Cathedral," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, XXIV, 1975, 121-139.
-----, "Martin Chambiges," Beauvais gothique, Beauvais, c1976 (exhibition catalogue) 26-27.
-----, "Saint-Etienne à l'Aube du XVIe. siècle," ibid, 28-29.
-----, "Observations sur le choeur de l'église Saint-Etienne de Beauvais," Echo paroissial de l'église Saint-Etienne, Beauvais, 1985.
-----, "The Collapse of 1284 at Beauvais Cathedral," The Thirteenth Century. Acta III, Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, Binghamton, 1976, 17-44.
-----, "The Choir of Saint-Etienne at Beauvais," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, XXXVI, 1977, 111-122.
-----, "Chronologie des arcs boutants de la nef de la cathédrale de Troyes," Vie en Champagne, 24e. année, 256, 1979, 9-15.
-----, "An Expertise at Beauvais Cathedral," Journal of the British Archaeological Association, CXXX, 1977, 133-144.
-----, "The Gothic Architectural Drawings of the Reims Palimpsest," Gesta, XVII, 1978, 51-55.
-----, Review of J. James, The Contractors of Chartres, in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, XXXVIII, 1979, 279-281.
-----, "An Image of a Medieval King," Bulletin of the Indiana University Art Museum, 1979, 16-25.
-----, "The Choir of the Church of Saint-Pierre, Cathedral of Beauvais," Art Bulletin, LXII, 1980, 533-551.
-----, "Master Jehançon Garnache and the Construction of the Vaults and Flyers of the Nave of Troyes Cathedral," Gesta, XIX, 1981, 37-49.
-----, Review of H. Kraus, Gold Was the Mortar, and J. James, The Contractors of Chartres, in Art Bulletin, LXIII, 1981, 149-154.
-----, "Masters Bleuet and Anthoine Colas at Troyes Cathedral. Artistic Personality in Late Gothic Design," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, XLI, 1982, 7-14.
-----, Review of V. Raguin, Stained Glass in Thirteenth Century Burgundy, in Art Bulletin, LXVIII, 1986, 332-334.
-----, Review of J. Bony, French Gothic Architecture of the 12th and 13th Centuries, in Art Bulletin, LXIX, 1987, 300-302.
-----, "Cathedral Construction and Social Change," Floreat Cathedra, XII, 1988, 4-5.
-----, Review of C. Bruzelius, The 13th Century Church at Saint-Denis, Yale, 1985, in Catholic Historical Review.
-----, Building Troyes Cathedral, Bloomington, 1987. AA 452 T7 M96
-----, Review of S. McK. Crosby, The Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis from the Beginnings to the Death of Abbot Suger, in Burlington Magazine, CXXI, 1989, 153-154.
-----, Scribner's Dictionary of the Middle Ages, article on the Parler family.
-----, Macmillan's Dictionary of Art, articles on Troyes Cathedral; Beauvais Cathedral; the Sculpture of Amiens Cathedral, the Cadouin Cloister; Rayonnant Gothic architecture; Flamboyant; Raymond du Temple; Guy and Drouet Dammartin; Jean Gailde; Martin Chambiges, Hugues Cuvelier etc..
-----, Beauvais Cathedral. Architecture of Transcendence, Princeton, 1989. AA 452 B4 M96 Review D. Sandron, Bull mon, 152, 1994
-----, "Looking for Robert de Luzarches. The Early Work at Amiens Cathedral," Gesta, XXIX, 1990, 111-131.
-----, "Cathedral," in 'Remove Note the Ancient Landmark' Public Monuments and Moral Values, Monuments and Their Meaning, ed. Donald Reynolds, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1996.
-----, Review of A. Erlande-Brandenburg, The Cathedral, in The American Historical Review, ) October, 1996
-----, Notre-Dame, Cathedral of Amiens The Power of Change in Gothic, Cambridge 1996 AA452 Am5 M96
-----, "The Architectural Envelope of the Sainte-Chapelle. Form and
Meaning," Avista Forum, February, 1997
-----, "Notre-Dame of Paris and the Anticipation of Gothic," Art Bulletin, LXXX, 1998, 229-253.
-----, "Anthoine Colas," entry for the Algemeines Kunstlerlexikon, Sauer Verlag, Munich, 1998
-----, "The Architectural Envelope of the Sainte-Chapelle. Form and Meaning," Pierre, lumière couleur, Festschrift for Anne Prache, Paris, 1999
-----, and Addiss, J., "Plan and Space at Amiens Cathedral,"Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, XLIX, 1990, 44-66.
-----, and Bongartz, N., "Chronologie abregée des étapes de construction de la cathédrale de Troyes," Vie en Champagne, 22e. année, 235, 1974, 8-16.
-----, Bork, R, and Mark., R., "The Openwork Flying Buttresses of Amiens Cathedral. "Postmodern Gothic" and the limits of Structural Rationalism," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 56, 1997, 478-493

  • Born 1945
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  • Firstname Stephen
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