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Séminaire du Collectif Renaissance : Sara Petrella, « Le “mythe mort”? Dieux, monstres et démons chez Natale Conti et Vincenzo Cartari », Paris, INHA, 12 décembre 2022, 18h00

Le Collectif Renaissance a le plaisir de vous inviter à la seconde séance de son séminaire de l’année universitaire 2022-2023 :   Lundi 12 décembre 2022 – 18h-20h – Galerie Colbert/INHA, Paris Sara Petrella (Université de Fribourg) Le “mythe mort”? Dieux, monstres et démons chez Natale Conti et Vincenzo Cartari Séance introduite par Jérémie Koering (Université de Fribourg) La séance aura lieu en salle Vasari, Galerie Colbert/INHA, 2 rue Vivienne 75002 Paris La séance sera retransmise en...

Parution : Margaret D. Carroll, “Hieronymus Bosch Time and Transformation in The Garden of Earthly Delights”, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2022

A new and exciting interpretation of Bosch’s masterpiece, repositioning the triptych as a history of humanity and the natural world Hieronymus Bosch’s (c. 1450–1516) Garden of Earthly Delights has elicited a sense of wonder for centuries. Over ten feet long and seven feet tall, it demands that we step back to take it in, while its surface, intricately covered with fantastical creatures in dazzling detail, draws us closer. In this highly original reassessment, Margaret D. Carroll reads...

Parution : Eugene Clay, Beasts, Humans, and Transhumans in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Turnhout, Brepols, 2020

From shape-shifting Merlin to the homunculi of Paracelsus, the nine fascinating essays of this collection explore the contested boundaries between human and non-human animals, between the body and the spirit, and between the demonic and the divine. From shape-shifting Merlin to the homunculi of Paracelsus, the nine fascinating essays of this collection explore the contested boundaries between human and non-human animals, between the body and the spirit, and between the demonic and the divine. Drawing...

Parution : Chris Askholt Hammeken, Maria Fabricius Hansen (eds), Ornament and Monstrosity in Early Modern Art, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2019

Early modern art features a remarkable fascination with ornament, both as decorative device and compositional strategy, across artistic media and genres. Interestingly, the inventive, elegant manifestations of ornament in the art of the period often include layers of disquieting paradoxes, creating tensions – monstrosities even – that manifest themselves in a variety of ways. In some cases, dichotomies (between order and chaos, artificiality and nature, rational logic and imaginative creativity, etc.) may emerge. Elsewhere, a...

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