Renaissance

Forough Publishing has published a new Persian edition of Sacrilege and Redemption in Renaissance Florence: The Case of Antonio Rinaldeschi by Giles Constable, Professor Emeritus in the...

“Art” and “science” meant something very different in the Renaissance than they do within the strict disciplinary divides of today’s academy. Beginning in the sixteenth century, inquiry into the workings of the natural world engaged the visual...

It is known that mathematicians see beauty in mathematics. Many mathematicians are motivated to find the most beautiful proof, and often they refer to mathematics as a form of art. They are apt to say “What a beautiful theorem,” “Such an elegant...

Religious art of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe was marked by the creeping presence of the prosaic, the concrete, the familiar, the everyday. Vivid descriptions of furniture and clothes, local flora and landscapes, hometown...

Irving Lavin, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has authored Caravaggio e La Tour. La...