ITAL 5521 Michelangelo and His World (Spring: 3 )
An interdisciplinary exploration of the life and works of Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter, architect and poet, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of Western civilization. Against the historical backdrop of the High Renaissance in Italy, we will study his works, both artistic and literary, examining their roots in the political, philosophical, religious, artistic, and cultural debates of his age as well as in his personal biography.
Instructor(s): Benjamin Braude and Franco Mormando
Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II
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Last Updated: 18-Feb-16