The Resource The Italian Renaissance nude, Jill Burke

The Italian Renaissance nude, Jill Burke

Label
The Italian Renaissance nude
Title
The Italian Renaissance nude
Statement of responsibility
Jill Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first scholarly monograph to focus on the inception of the Italian Renaissance nude, this lively study subverts the idea that the nude in this period was a triumph of classical revival. Looking again at familiar (even overly familiar) images by artists such as Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian, this book investigates the nude as a tool of colonialism and conquest, as a means of asserting the superiority of men to women, and of naturalizing power differentials by entrenching them in a fixed set of ideas about the body and its representation. Jill Burke uses new research on Renaissance sexual practices, material culture, and the history of medicine to contextualize the era's fascination with nakedness and the body in both art and life. The Italian Renaissance Nude invites readers to consider these celebrated nudes from beyond an aesthetic perspective-to consider why they were painted, whose gaze the images were created for, and how these artworks were used
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, Jill
Dewey number
  • 704.9/421
  • 709.945
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N 7572 .B87 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nude in art
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Art, Italian
Label
The Italian Renaissance nude, Jill Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780300201567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005105293
  • (OCoLC)on1005105293
Label
The Italian Renaissance nude, Jill Burke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780300201567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005105293
  • (OCoLC)on1005105293

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