Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title The Renaissance nude / edited by Thomas Kren with Jill Burke and Stephen J. Campbell ; assisted by Andrea Herrera and Thomas DePasquale.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    704.9421 REN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor  New Shelf  704.9421 REN    DUE 11-30-19
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xiii, 417 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
text rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition The Renaissance Nude, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from October 30, 2018, to January 27, 2019, and at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, from March 2, 2019 to June 2, 2019."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-407) and index.
Contents Introduction: the Renaissance nude, 1400-1530 / Thomas Kren, Jill Burke, and Stephen J. Campbell -- Nudity and Christian art -- The nude and Christian art / Thomas Kren -- The expansion of secular themes -- From Venus to witches: the female nude in Northern Europe / Diane Wolfthal -- Painting Venus in the poetic tradition of the Early Renaissance / C. Jean Campbell -- Naked truth: humanism, poetry, and the nude in Renaissance art, 1400-1530 / Stephen J. Campbell -- Artistic theory and practice -- The body in artistic theory and practice / Jill Burke -- The Renaissance nude and the study of the antique / Davide Gasparotto -- The nude on the margins -- Beyond the ideal nude / Stephen J. Campbell -- Personalizing the nude -- "Here's looking at you" : ambiguities of personalizing the nude / Ulrich Pfisterer -- Epilogue 1: the nude in Northern Europe in 1530 / Thomas Kren -- Epilogue 2: Michelangelo, the Sistine Ceiling, and the reception of the nude in Italy after 1530 / Thomas DePasquale -- Index.
Summary "An examination of the development of the nude as an artistic motif in the visual culture of Renaissance Europe, 1400-1530"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Nude in art -- Exhibitions.
Art, Renaissance -- Exhibitions.
Christian art and symbolism -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Kren, Thomas, 1950- editor.
Burke, Jill, 1971- editor.
Campbell, Stephen J. (Stephen John), 1963- editor.
J. Paul Getty Museum, host institution, issuing body.
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain), host institution.
ISBN 9781606065846 (hardcover) $65.00
160606584X (hardcover) $65.00

Available items only