Re-thinking Renaissance Objects: Design, Function and Meaning - eBook
Re-thinking Renaissance Objects: Design, Function and Meaning - eBook  -     Edited By: Peta Motture, Michelle O'Malley
    By: Peta Motture(Eds.) & Michelle O'Malley(Eds.)
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444396768
ISBN-13: 9781444396768
Series: Renaissance Studies Special Issues

Publisher's Description

Inspired by research undertaken for the new Medieval &Renaissance Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum,Re-thinking Renaissance Objects explores and oftenchallenges some of the key issues and current debates relating toRenaissance art and culture.
  • Puts forward original research, including evidence provided byan in-depth study arising from the Medieval & RenaissanceGallery project
  • Contributions are unusual in their combination of a variety ofapproaches, but with each paper starting with an examination of theobjects themselves
  • New theories emerge from several papers, some of whichchallenge current thinking

Author Bio

Peta Motture is Senior Curator of Sculpture at the Victoriaand Albert Museum, and was previously Chief Curator of the Medieval& Renaissance Galleries.  She has published widely onmedieval and later sculpture, specializing primarily in the ItalianRenaissance. Motture has co-curated several exhibitions and iscurator of the Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture Programme atthe V&A.

Dr Michelle O'Malley is Reader in Art History at theUniversity of Sussex, where she has also held the position ofDirector of Research in the School of Humanities. Previously, shewas Head of Education for Exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts,London. Dr. O'Malley is the author of The Business of Art:Contracts and the Commissioning Process in Renaissance Italy(2005) and The Material Renaissance (co-edited with EvelynWelch, 2007).

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