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  1. Session 1: Time (Week 2, 3 February) 10 items
    Reception of Antiquity/Nachleben; Renaissance medievalisms; anachronicity; concepts of the 'Renaissance'.
    1. Readings 3 items
      1. Anachronic renaissance - Alexander Nagel, Christopher S. Wood 2010

        Book  Read chapters 1-3

    2. Suggestions for further reading 7 items
      1. Renaissance theory - James Elkins, Robert Williams 2008

        Book 

      2. The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy - Jakob Christoph Burckhardt 1995

        Book 

      3. Renaissance?: perceptions of continuity and discontinuity in Europe, c.1300-c.1550 - eds. Alexander Lee, Pit Péporté, Harry Schnitker 2010

        Book 

      4. Art in Renaissance Italy - John T. Paoletti, Gary M. Radke 2011

        Book 

      5. A new history of Italian Renaissance art - Stephen J. Campbell, Michael Wayne Cole 2012

        Book 

  2. Session 2: Image or art? (Week 3, 10 February) 11 items
    Belting's 'the Era of Art'; religious vs. aesthetic appreciation of artefacts; German 'Bildwissenschaft' and its focus on the image.
    1. Readings 2 items
      1. Discourse on sacred and profane images - Gabriele Paleotti, trans. William McCuaig 2012

        Book  Book 1, chapters 10, 11 and 16

    2. Suggestions for further reading: 9 items
      1. An Anthropology of Images: Picture, Medium, Body - Hans Belting, Thomas Dunlap 2011

        Book 

      2. Michelangelo and the reform of art - Alexander Nagel, Michelangelo Buonarroti 2000

        Book 

  3. Session 3: Renaissance Artists (Week 4, 17 February) 12 items
    Concepts of the artist. Artist and gender. The genre of biography. Florence as the cradle of the modern artist.
    1. Readings 3 items
    2. Suggestions for further reading 9 items
  4. Session 4: The House (Week 5, 23 February) 11 items
    Domesticity and devotion; masculinity vs. femininity; 'applied arts' in the Renaissance
    1. Readings 3 items
    2. Suggestions for further reading: 8 items
      1. Objects of virtue: art in Renaissance Italy - Luke Syson, Dora Thornton 2001

        Book 

      2. At home in Renaissance Italy - Marta Ajmar-Wollheim, Flora Dennis, Victoria and Albert Museum 2006

        Book 

      3. The music room in early modern France and Italy: sound, space, and object - Deborah Howard, Laura Moretti, British Academy 2012

        Book 

      4. The early modern Italian domestic interior, 1400-1700: objects, spaces, domesticities - Erin J. Campbell, Stephanie R. Miller, Elizabeth Carroll Consavari 2013

        Book 

  5. Session 5: Collecting (Week 6, 3 March) 9 items
    The studiolo; the Wunderkammer; Isabella d'Este; encyclopedic enterprises.
    1. Readings 2 items
      1. Inscriptiones - Samuel Quiccheberg

        Chapter 

    2. Suggestions for further reading: 7 items
      1. Curiosity and wonder from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment - Robert John Weston Evans, Alexander Marr 2006

        Book 

  6. Session 6: Global Renaissance (Week 7, 10 March) 12 items
    Was there a Renaissance beyond Europe? Artistic interactions between Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
    1. Readings 3 items
      1. On antique painting - Francisco de Hollanda, trans. Alice Sedgwick Wohl 2013

        Book 

    2. Suggestions for further reading: 9 items
      1. Global interests: Renaissance art between East and West - Lisa Jardine, Jerry Brotton 2000 (electronic book)

        Book 

      2. Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance art and Arab science - Hans Belting, Deborah Lucas Schneider 2011

        Book 

      3. The Renaissance and the Ottoman world - Anna Contadini, Claire Norton 2013

        Book 

  7. Session 7: Meaning of Materials (Week 9, 7 April) 11 items
    Materials and materiality; artistic techniques and practices
    1. Readings 3 items
      1. The matter of art: materials, practices, cultural logics - Christy Anderson, Anne Dunlop, Pamela H. Smith 2014

        Book  Introduction

    2. Suggestions for further reading: 8 items
      1. The material Renaissance - Michelle O'Malley, Evelyn S. Welch 2007

        Book 

      2. Meaning in materials, 1400-1800 =: Materiaal en betekenis, 1400-1800 - Ann-Sophie Lehmann, Frits Scholten, H. Perry Chapman 2013

        Book 

      3. Fleshing out the body - Ann-Sophie Lehmann 2007

        Article 

  8. Session 8: Art, Nature and Knowledge (Week 10, 14 April) 9 items
    Art in the production and distribution of knowledge. Art and observation. Art making as science.
    1. Readings 2 items
    2. Suggestions for further reading: 7 items
      1. The science of describing: natural history in Renaissance Europe - Brian W. Ogilvie 2006

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      2. Pythagoras and Renaissance Europe: finding heaven - Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier 2009

        Book 

      3. The human animal in Western art and science - Martin Kemp 2007 (texte imprimé)

        Book 

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