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  • Amazon.com: Pieros Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science and Religion eBook: Larry Witham: Kindle Store
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Free read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ï Larry Witham Amazon.com: Pieros Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science and Religion eBook: Larry Witham: Kindle Store Characters Ð 9 A story that will draw readers attention compelling them to continue For those interested in art history philosophy sociology or science Library Journal Witham uses Piero s life and work to illuminate the the philosophical tautness of uattrocento Italy an age between the medieval and the modern in which religious and secular imagery as well as Platonist and Christian worldviews met at a crossroads Booklist An illuminating treatmentA thorough account of an actual Renaissance man in every way Kirkus ReviewsWitham a writer of many books on religion science and philosophy is the latest in a long line of Anglophone writers to fall under Piero s spell He has done an impressive amount of research into the period and mastered the secondary sources Wall Street JournalA welcome addition to the literature on this fascinating Renaissance artist and thinker Providence JournalAccessibly reviews the uattrocento s intellectual political and religious climate summarizing Christian Platonism Alberti s On Painting and describing Piero as an artist who synthesized these ideas in his paintingsthe book s journalistic flavor may appeal to readers and distin.

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Free read ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ï Larry Witham Amazon.com: Pieros Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science and Religion eBook: Larry Witham: Kindle Store Characters Ð 9 Guishes it from existing literature on the artist Publishers WeeklyThis study of Piero s impact reveals a mathematician and geometer who helped to bridge the way to Galileo NatureThe author grapples with a sweeping retelling of the known story not only in the context of Italian early Renaissance culture but also in terms of how that story was interpreted in nineteenth and twentieth century criticism It is in this latter perspective that Witham s contribution is most illuminating particularly the chapter entitled Piero and Modernity The New CriterionOn scientific and religious matters Witham is uite informative One useful task that Witham s book does perform is to track the eventual rise of Piero s reputation New York Review of BooksThe storyof one remarkable artist of the early Italian Renaissance a painter at thecrossroads of our modern revolutions in art religion science who remains afigure of enduring fascination in the twenty first centuryIn the heart of Tuscany Piero della Francesca became apainter and mathematician at the dawn of the Renaissance revealing hisinnovative mind in some of the best known images from that period and i.

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