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The Renaissance

Author: D Medina Lasansky
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Periscope Publishing Ltd., [2014]. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised, expanded, unexpurgatedView all editions and formats
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The volume pools new research from a team of experts in art, architecture, history, and literature, and juxtaposes modern and classical art and explores the relationship between them. The book's 129 illustrations include images of contemporary art never before related to the Renaissance, and well-known appropriations of classical art. The front cover shows Andy Warhol's Detail from a Renaissance Painting (1984),  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Medina Lasansky
ISBN: 9781934772256 1934772259
OCLC Number: 892887696
Description: 639 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: The birth of Venus. Revise, expand, unexpurgate / D. Medina Lasansky with Gloria Kury --
Sex matters. The Da Vinci Code. The sex of artists in Renaissance Italy / Patricia Simons ; Inventing Michelangelo / James M. Saslow --
Originals, copies, mutants. A Venetian Wedding. Raphael redux / Anne Higonnet ; The Sopranos, mannerist painting, and postmodern television / Cristelle Baskins --
When art speaks. A visit to the Sistine Chapel. Pasquino, blogging in the streets of Rome / Brian A. Curran and Andrea Vera Raymond ; Sacred graffiti / D. Medina Lasansky --
La Bella figura. Renaissance plastic surgery. The way you wear your hat / Ian Frederick Moulton ; The case of the errant art historian / Gloria Kury --
Conspicuous consumption. Renaissance imports. The Medici McMansion? / Denise R. Costanzo ; The golden girl / Carole Collier Frick ; Better than Venice / D. Meldina Lasansky --
Food drama. The art of eating. The power of mother's milk / Yael Manes ; Mattia Giegher living / Evelyn Lincoln --
Follow the itinerary. Hitler, consummate tourist. A semester in Rome / Sarah Benson ; Mother road / Catherine Wilkinson Zerner --
A moral compass. The bonfire of the vanities. Looking at sex, I modi to cosmo / Sarah Benson --
Lovely and lethal / Gloria Kury --
Blind spots. The ghetto. Forgetting the Mediterranean / Maria Galli Stampino --
Portraits of the invisible.
Responsibility: D. Medina Lasansky, editor.

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This book shows how and why the Italian Renaissance gained 5-star ranking in popular culture around the world. The change began in the late 1800s when trains made travel to Italy affordable for a  Read more...

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