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Michaelangelo : Selected Readings - William Wallace


Selected Readings

By: William Wallace (Editor)

Paperback Published: 17th February 2000
ISBN: 9780815337959
Number Of Pages: 696

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Michaelangelo: Selected Readings is the long-awaited condensation of the five volume English article collection of Michaelangelo's life. Selections include: Life and Early Works; The Sistine Chapel; San Lorenzo; Tomb of Julius II and Other Works in Rome; and Drawings, Poetry and Miscellaneous Studies.

Introductionp. vii
Life and Early Works
Michelangelo, Vasari, and Condivip. 1
Michelangelo's Political Opinionsp. 19
The Location of Michelangelo's David: The Meeting of January 25, 1504p. 61
David's Scowlp. 81
Michelangelo: Battle of Cascinap. 93
The Sistine Chapel Ceiling
The Decoration of the Sistine Chapelp. 113
The Sistine Chapel Ceilingp. 151
A Re-reading of the Sistine Ceilingp. 175
Bramante, Michelangelo and the Sistine Ceilingp. 195
Michelangelo's Assistants in the Sistine Chapelp. 217
Metaphorical Meaning in the Sistine Ceilingp. 231
Cardinal Alidosi, Michelangelo, and the Sistine Ceilingp. 235
Finishing the Sistinep. 251
Florence: 1516-1534
Drawings as Documents: The Problem of the San Lorenzo Facadep. 275
The Meaning of Michelangelo's Medici Chapelp. 291
Texts and Contexts of the Medici Chapelp. 303
The Liturgical Function of Michelangelo's Medici Chapelp. 323
The Laurenziana Vestibule as a Functional Solutionp. 341
Michelangelo's Design for the Biblioteca Laurenzianap. 355
Michelangelo's "Victory"p. 381
Rome: 1534-1564
Michelangelo's Last Judgment: Resurrection of the Body and Predestinationp. 403
Michelangelo's Crucifixion of St. Peter: Notes on the Identification of the Locale of the Actionp. 410
Narrative and Religious Expression in Michelangelo's Pauline Chapelp. 429
Giannotti, Michelangelo and the Cult of Brutusp. 445
Joseph of Arimathea or Nicodemus?p. 463
Michelangelo's "Theory" of Architecturep. 477
Michelangelo and the Porta Piap. 493
Drawings, Poetry, and Miscellaneous Studies
"Primitivism" in the Late Drawings of Michelangelo: The Master's Construction of an Old-age Stylep. 505
The Poetry of Michelangelop. 523
Translator's Foreword to the Second Editionp. 543
The Neoplatonic Movement and Michelangelop. 559
Michelangelo on Effort and Rapidity in Artp. 633
Michelangelo's Unfinished Worksp. 644
Michelangelo and the Human Form: His Knowledge and Use of Anatomyp. 652
The Metamorphoses of Michelangelop. 668
Acknowledgmentsp. 679
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ISBN: 9780815337959
ISBN-10: 0815337957
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 696
Published: 17th February 2000
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.29  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 1