Renaissance

The Book in Europe in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

"I Fioretti," or "Little Flowers," an anonymous biography of St. Francis of Assisi composed at the end of the 14th century, probably in Tuscany 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 [...]

By |2018-03-22T06:36:33+00:00Jun 1st, 2016|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Birth of Italian Renaissance Art

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 exhibition [...]

By |2013-07-01T20:58:46+00:00Jul 1st, 2013|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |