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A new antiquity : art and humanity as universal, 1400-1600

Title
A new antiquity : art and humanity as universal, 1400-1600 / Alessandra Russo.
ISBN
9780271095691
0271095695
Publication
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2024]
Copyright Notice Date
©2024
Physical Description
xv, 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm
Summary
"Examines how the subtlety, variety, and inventiveness of American, Asian, and African creations and techniques encountered in the context of sixteenth century Iberian colonization challenged and revolutionized the definitions of what art is and what it means to be human"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Art and humanity as universal, 1400-1600
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 01, 2024
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-259) and index.
Contents
Introduction : a revolution in thought
Lights on the antipodes : "made throughout the entire world"
Acuity through art : artifact-based, oceanic humanism
An indestructable "Indian" universe of artists : thinking with hands
The sublime art of the idol : from forensic to aesthetic judgment
Novel territories of painting : coordinates for another renaissance
Conclusions : a new artistic world.
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History
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