Archive for: Vasari

A Case of Rebirth and Modernity: the Cinquecento in Florence

Detail of Bronzino, Deposition (Besançon, 1543) By Andrea M. Gáldy – While many people still consider the Renaissance to have been a movement created largely...

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Good Manners : Mannerism in Florence

Pontormo, Venus and Amor, 1533 By Andrea M. Gáldy – Maniera. Pontormo, Bronzino and Medici Florence, 24 Feb to 5 June 2016 at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main...

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Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Astrological Ceiling of Galatea Loggia with Agostino Chigi’s Birth Date (November 29, 1466) cleverly shown in the planetary and celestial alignments (Photo...

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