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The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance
Geography, Mobility, and Style

David Young Kim

This important and innovative book examines artists’ mobility as a critical aspect of Italian Renaissance art. It is well known that many eminent artists such as Cimabue, Giotto, Donatello, Lotto, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian traveled. This book is the first to consider the sixteenth-century literary descriptions of their journeys in relation to the larger Renaissance discourse concerning mobility, geography, the act of creation, and selfhood.
David Young Kim carefully explores relevant themes in Giorgio Vasari’s monumental Lives of the Artists, in particular how style was understood to register an artist’s encounter with place. Through new readings of critical ideas, long-standing regional p...

2014   304 pp.  63 color + 104 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300198676  $75.00 tx

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Aberdeenshire: North and Moray

Becoming an Architect in Renaissance Italy
Art, Science, and the Career of Baldassarre Peruzzi

Suffolk: East
The Buildings of England

Suffolk: West
The Buildings of England

Age of Transition
Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World

The Flemish Merchant of Venice
Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

Futures of Surrealism
Myth, Science Fiction, and Fantastic Art in France, 1936–1969

Space, Hope, and Brutalism
English Architecture, 1945–1975

Samuel Palmer
Shadows on the Wall

TR Ericsson
Crackle & Drag

Architecture Talks Back

Through the Looking Glass

Modernism and Landscape Architecture, 1890–1940

Walking Sculpture 1967–2015

The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities
An Anglo-Irish Country House Museum

The Gardens of the British Working Class

Inventing Impressionism
Paul Durand-Ruel and the Modern Art Market

Revolution of the Eye
Modern Art and the Birth of American Television

Fashioning the Body
An Intimate History of the Silhouette

National Gallery Technical Bulletin
Volume 35, Joshua Reynolds in the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection

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