Fall 2010 not offered
The course will consider the painting, sculpture, architecture, and poetry of Michelangelo in the context of Florentine and Roman history and in the context of the Catholic reformation.
Translating visual texts into words tests both one's acuity of vision and verbal precision. Moreover, interpreting visual signs as historical evidence - indeed as forms of propaganda - also tests the limits of interpretation, in this case interpretation rooted in the conventions of the time in which the works of art were made.
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A. Condivi, THE LIFE OF MICHELANGELO
W. Wallace, MICHELANGELO: THE ARTIST,THE MAN, AND HIS TIMES
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