Sixteenth-Century Italian Art
Edited by Michael W. Cole
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Sixteenth-Century Italian Art by Michael W. Cole
Book DescriptionSixteenth-Century Italian Art is a first-rate collection of the major classic and contemporary writings on the Italian Renaissance. Taking a thematic approach, the book exemplifies the traditional concerns of the field and presents arguments in a clear, accessible way. * A stellar collection of 23 classic and recent essays on the art and architecture of this fascinating period in art history * Brings together in a single volume, important literature on sixteenth-century Italian art from the last half century, highlighting major topics of recent art historical studies * Introduces major topics and debates in the field, including pagan mysteries, nature and artifice, the art of the body, and "reformations" of art, theory and practice * Includes new translations of texts never previously published in English * Organized thematically, and features substantial editorial introductions, making this anthology ideal for course use.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405108409
(261mm x 186mm x 37mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael W. Cole
Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure, Hardback (January 2015)
In late 1504 and early 1505, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were both at work on commissions they had received to paint murals in Florence's City Hall. This book looks again at the one moment when Leonardo and Michelangelo worked side by side.
New History of Italian Renaissance Art, Hardback (January 2012)
Introduces Italian Renaissance art. This book tells the story of art in the great centres of Rome, Florence and Venice while profiling a range of other cities and sites throughout Italy. It presents the classic canon of Renaissance painting and sculpture, offering coverage of architecture, decorative and domestic arts, and print media.
Ambitious Form, Hardback (December 2010)
Describes the transformation of Italian sculpture during the neglected half-century between the death of Michelangelo and the rise of Bernini. This book follows the Florentine careers of three major sculptors - Giambologna, Bartolomeo Ammanati, and Vincenzo Danti - as they negotiated the politics of the Medici court and eyed one another's work.
Idol in the Age of Art, Hardback (February 2009)» View all books by Michael W. Cole
The idol has traditionally been regarded as the anti-image, the thing in opposition to which 'good' art was defined. This volume shows how both its embrace and its consequences expanded in unprecedented ways in the years after 1500.
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Author Biography - Michael W. Cole
Michael W. Cole is Associate Professor of Southern European Renaissance and Baroque Art at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Cellini and the Principles of Sculpture (2002).
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