Author: Andrew Tallon

Just published: “Sens et contresens”

My article on the cathedral of Sens was recently published in Saint-Étienne de Sens : la première cathédrale gothique dans son contexte, edited by Jean-Luc Dauphin, Claire Pernuit-Farou, and Lydwine Saulnier-Pernuit.
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Journalist Larry Hertz writes about documenting Notre-Dame

Vassar Associate Prof. of Art Andrew Tallon has been helping French authorities raise awareness of the needed repairs by taking 360-degree spherical interactive images of the damaged portions of the…
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Notre-Dame sonne le tocsin

Journalist Olivier Maulin, in the French journal Valeurs Actuelles, chimes in on the need for the restoration at Notre-Dame. And pays me a lavish compliment by calling me the "great specialist…
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Notre Dame Cathedral Is Crumbling. Who Will Help Save It?

Time Magazine reporter Vivianne Walt recently interviewed me about the ongoing restoration of the Cathedral of Paris and the role of the Friends of Notre-Dame-de-Paris. "The damage can only accelerate,"…
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The American and French First Ladies visit our exhibition at Notre-Dame of Paris

On July 13th 2017 Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron visited the cathedral of Notre-Dame of Paris and spent some time looking at the Vassar-sponsored exhibition (a good Franco-American collaboration!), based on…
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My split-second appearance on TF1

I made a very quick appearance recently in a segment on the French television station TF1 to discuss the upcoming restoration (most of my segment didn't make it to the final…
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Notre-Dame-de-Paris menacée par les marques du temps ?

A video report on the need for restoration at the cathedral of Paris broadcast on Friday 16 June on the French television channel TF1.
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France reaches out to US donors to help repair Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral

The Friends of Notre-Dame got some good press on news channel France 24 recently. When Andrew Tallon, co-author of the book “Notre-Dame de Paris” and associate professor of art at Vassar…
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Appel aux dons: le cri d’alarme de Notre-Dame de Paris (Le Figaro)

Le Figaro recently published a story on the Friends of Notre-Dame and the need for action. Here's another piece of the story, available to subscribers only.
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Talk at Stanford University

On Friday 7 April I gave a talk on the caveau phonocamptique in the Cathedral of Noyon at Stanford University. I was invited by Bissera Pentcheva as part of The Material Imagination:…
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