Monday, May 27 2013
The art historian Mary Quinlan-McGrath takes an incisive look into how astrology and the science of optics played a significant role in the art of 15th and 16th century Italy.
Monday, May 20 2013
New York University art historian Alexander Nagel talks with PopMatters about how art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance is tied to modern and contemporary art in more ways than we might think.
Friday, July 1 2011
In America, art tells the story of an early predominance of classical European ideals, the emergence of a national identity amidst civil war, and the melting-pot existentialism that dominated a media-obsessed 20th century.
Sunday, September 28 2008
In addition to a reasonably strict adherence to the analytic restrictions of philosophical inquiry, the speakers in this book seem to be on a subtextual quest to save art.