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Title Reframing the Renaissance : visual culture in Europe and Latin America, 1450-1650 / edited with an introduction by Claire Farago.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [1995]
©1995

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Physical description x, 394 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [345]-380) and index.
Contents Editor's Introduction: Reframing the Renaissance / Claire Farago -- 1. The Pathos of Distance: Byzantium in the Gaze of Renaissance Europe and Modern Scholarship / Anthony Cutler -- 2. Italian Sculptors and Sculpture Outside of Italy (Chiefly in Central Europe): Problems of Approach, Possibilities of Reception / Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann -- 3. "Vision Itself Has Its History": "Race," Nation, and Renaissance Art History / Claire Farago -- 4. Re-visioning Raphael as a "Scientific Painter" / Janis Bell -- 5. "Popular" Art in Renaissance Italy: Early Response to the Holy Mountain at Varallo / Alessandro Nova -- 6. Art Theory as Ideology: Gabriele Paleotti's Hierarchical Notion of Painting's Universality and Reception / Pamela M. Jones -- 7. Languages of Gesture in Sixteenth-Century Mexico: Some Antecedents and Transmutations / Pauline Moffitt Watts -- 8. From Lies to Truth: Colonial Ekphrasis and the Act of Crosscultural Translation / Thomas Cummins.
9. "Wrought by No Artist's Hand": The Natural, the Artificial, the Exotic, and the Scientific in Some Artifacts from the Renaissance / Martin Kemp -- 10. Animals as Cultural Signs: A Medici Menagerie in the Grotto at Castello / Claudia Lazzaro -- 11. Collecting Cultures: A Mexican Manuscript in the Vatican Library / Eloise Quinones Keber -- 12. Wild Woman in Colonial Mexico: An Encounter of European and Aztec Concepts of the Other / Cecilia F. Klein -- 13. Colony and Cartography: Shifting Signs on Indigenous Maps of New Spain / Dana Leibsohn -- 14. Luca Signorelli's Rule of Antichrist and the Christian Encounter with the Infidel / Jonathan B. Riess -- Epilogue: Iconology, Ideology, and Cultural Encounter: Panofsky, Althusser, and the Scene of Recognition / W. J. T. Mitchell.
Summary How did the extensive cultural exchange that took place between the Old and New Worlds in the sixteenth century affect the artistic practice and discussions of art at that time? With contributions from distinguished Renaissance art historians, this volume reevaluates the Eurocentrism of Italian Renaissance art history, by envisioning how the history of Renaissance art would look if cultural interaction and the conditions of reception were to become the primary focus. Scholars such as Anthony Cutler, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Martin Kemp, Cecelia Klein, and Claudia Lazzaro look at the function, reception, and influence of specific kinds of images and other manufactured objects as they were disseminated around the globe, particularly between Renaissance Italy and Latin America.
Other author Farago, Claire J.
Subject Art, Renaissance.
Art, Colonial -- Latin America -- Foreign influences.
Art, Latin American -- Foreign influences.
Art, Renaissance -- Influence.
Intercultural communication.
ISBN 0300062958 (hardback)