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The Renaissance Nude

edited by Thomas Kren with Jill Burke and Stephen J. Campbell ; assisted by Andrea Herrera and Thomas DePasquale ; essays by Jill Burke, C. Jean Campbell, Stephen J. Campbell, Thomas DePasquale, Davide Gasparotto, Thomas Kren, Ulrich Pfisterer, Diane Wolfthal
Format
Book
Published
Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9781606065846, 160606584X
Summary
"An examination of the development of the nude as an artistic motif in the visual culture of Renaissance Europe, 1400-1530"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction: the Renaissance nude, 1400-1530 / Jill Burke, Stephen J. Campbell, and Thomas Kren
  • Christian imagery and the development of the nude in Europe / Thomas Kren
  • From Venus to witches: the female nude in Northern Europe / Diane Wolfthal
  • "Painting Venus" in the poetic tradition of the Early Renaissance / C. Jean Campbell
  • Naked truth: humanism, poetry, and the nude in Renaissance art / Stephen J. Campbell
  • The body in artistic theory and practice / Jill Burke
  • The Renaissance nude and the study of the antique / Davide Gasparotto
  • Unruly bodies: the uncanny, the abject, the excessive / Stephen J. Campbell
  • "Here's looking at you": ambiguities of personalizing the nude / Ulrich Pfisterer
  • Epilogue One: Reformation and beyond in Northern Europe / Thomas Kren
  • Epilogue Two: Michelangelo's Last Judgement and the reception of the nude in Counter-Reformation Italy / Thomas DePasquale.
Description
xiii, 417 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Notes
  • "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition The Renaissance Nude, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from October 30, 2018, to January 27, 2019, and at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, from March 2, 2019 to June 2, 2019."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-407) and index.
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