The Book in Europe in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

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Two splendid exhibitions this spring concern the history of the book in Europe during the Middle Ages and Renaissance and its impact on European and thus world culture: I Libri Che Hanno Fatto l’Europa (The Books That Made Europe) on at Palazzo Corsini in Trastevere, Rome, until July 22 (Via della Lungara 10, Rome, entrance […]

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The Birth of Italian Renaissance Art

Brunelleschi’s Wooden Model for the Dome of Florence Cathedral (Antonio Quattrone photo).

On until August 18th in Florence at the Palazzo Strozzi is the blockbuster exhibition, The Springtime of the Renaissance: Sculpture and the Arts in Florence 1400-60. From September 26 until January 6, 2014, it will be at the Louvre in Paris. Primarily through sculpture, the branch of figurative art that generated this “new season,” the […]

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