Michelangelo Selected Scholarship in English The Sistine Chapel

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Michelangelo  Selected Scholarship in English  The Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo Selected Scholarship in English The Sistine Chapel

Accessible to readers-useful to spcialists Much as been written on Michelangelo. By 1970, the number of scholarly books and articles exceeded 4,000, approximately a tenth in English. In the past 25 years, the literature has grown exponentially, with a notable increase in English-language publications. The five-volume series reproduces some 100 articles in English, selected from a broad range of books and journals. The collection is both accessible to the general reader and useful to the specialist, offering a representative sample of old and new commentary on the artist and his work. The career of a geniusArticles are arranged chronologically with separate volumes covering the artist's early life and works, the Sistine Chapel ceiling, commission associated with San Lorenzo, the tomb of Julius II and other Roman projects, and a final volume devoted to drawings, poetry, and miscellaneous studies. Spanning his entire 89-year life, the articles explore Michelangelo's prodigious creativity as an artist, thinker, and poet. The sheer quantity of what has been written on Michelangelo can be intimidating; most student have little sense of how to approach or effectively utilize the vast literature. By presenting a varied introduction to a great artist, this collection is a handy reference tool for a wide array of topics, problems, and literature.

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Michelangelo, Selected Scholarship in English: The Sistine Chapel
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: William E. Wallace, Michelangelo Buonarroti
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Accessible to readers-useful to spcialists Much as been written on Michelangelo. By 1970, the number of scholarly books and articles exceeded 4,000, approximately a tenth in English. In the past 25 years, the literature has grown exponentially, with a notable increase in English-language publications. The five-volume series reproduces some 100
The Sistine Chapel
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Ulrich Pfisterer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Getty Publications

The art of the Sistine Chapel, decorated by artists who competed with one another and commissioned by popes who were equally competitive, is a complex fabric of thematic, chronological, and artistic references. Four main campaigns were undertaken to decorate the chapel between 1481 and 1541, and with each new addition,
The Sistine Chapel: a Study in Celestial Cartography
Language: en
Pages: 479
Authors: William John Meegan
Categories: Mathematics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-30 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

GODS MISSIVE TO THE SOUL THE SISTINE CHAPEL: A Study in Celestial Cartography is a highly mystical and contemplative inquiry into The Mysteries and Esoteric Teachings of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Churchs only onus in the world is to re-articulate the sacred scriptures esoterically into as many artistic venues
'Allegri's Miserere' in the Sistine Chapel
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Graham O'Reilly
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

The Miserere by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652) is one of the most popular, oft performed and recorded choral pieces of late Renaissance/early Baroque music. Yet the piece known today bears little resemblanceto Allegri's original or to the piece as it was performed before 1870.
The Sistine Chapel
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Heinrich Pfeiffer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

"An scholarly exposition of the symbolism of the renowned fresco cycle, illustrating both Michelangelo's frescoes and those of the quattrocento"--Provided by publisher.