Michelangelo and the Reform of Art/Painting in Renaissance Florence, 1500-1550
Cole, Michael, The Art Bulletin
Michelangelo and the Reform of Art
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 320 pp.; 105 b/w ills. $80.00
Painting in Renaissance Florence, 1500-1550
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. 272 pp.; 80 color ills., 140 b/w. $55.00
If we are accustomed to thinking that the "reform of art" in Italy began with academic, anti-Mannerist programs of study, with post-Tridentine attacks on artistic license, or even with more direct Catholic responses to Protestant dissent, Alexander Nagel's debut book will prove provocative. The book not only focuses on Michelangelo, the artist against whose example such reformist …
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Publication information: Article title: Michelangelo and the Reform of Art/Painting in Renaissance Florence, 1500-1550. Contributors: Cole, Michael - Author. Journal title: The Art Bulletin. Volume: 85. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2003. Page number: 192. © 2009 College Art Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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