Étiqueté : néoplatonisme

Parution : Anne-Sophie Pellé, « Aemulatio Italorum. La réception culturelle des gravures de Mantegna dans l’art germanique au temps d’Albrecht Dürer », Turnhout, Brepols, 2022

À la Renaissance, si le medium de la gravure permet désormais aux artistes de rivaliser entre eux à distance, dès la fin du xve siècle, la diffusion des modèles gravés par l’atelier du prestigieux peintre de cour des marquis de Mantoue, Andrea Mantegna, a suscité sur le territoire germanique une véritable émulation d’ordre culturelle, dans laquelle la question du rapport à l’identité occupe une place fondamentale. Dès lors, dans les images, deux paradigmes se dessinent :...

Parution : C. Carman, « Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus. Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture », Routledge, 2021

Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus – particularly his Vision of God (1450) – this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian Neoplatonic ideal than is typically accorded Alberti. Whether regarding his purpose in teaching the use of a geometric single point perspective system, or more broadly in rendering...

Parution : Berthold Hub et Sergius Kodera, Iconology, Neoplatonism, and the Arts in the Renaissance, Londres, Routledge, 2020

The mid-twentieth century saw a change in paradigms of art history: iconology. The main claim of this novel trend in art history was that renowned Renaissance artists (such as Botticelli, Leonardo, or Michelangelo) created imaginative syntheses between their art and contemporary cosmology, philosophy, theology, and magic. The Neoplatonism in the books by Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola became widely acknowledged for its lasting influence on art. It thus became common knowledge that Renaissance artists...

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