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Michelangelo Symposium Part 14: Kathleen W. Christian

Join international scholars to explore the pivotal decade of the 1490s in Florence and the formation and evolution of the young Michelangelo. Prompted by the recent loan by the French Republic to the Metropolitan Museum of the fragmentary marble statue Young Archer that many scholars attribute to Michelangelo, this symposium provides occasion to reflect on the sculpture and the confluence of dramatic forces that shaped Renaissance Florence.

Recorded May 18–19, 2012

Part Fourteen of Seventeen

Cardinal Riario, Michelangelo's Bacchus, and the Antique: A New Proposal
Kathleen W. Christian, Humboldt Fellow, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität München

This program is made possible by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Collections, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts (67)

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Beauty and Belief
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Silent Dynamism
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A Family Gripped by Crisis
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The Body as High Drama
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Hands: Silent Yet Speaking
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Focused in Full Sight
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After Victory
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The Myth behind the Bust
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Agony's Body Language
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One Artist, Many Faces
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A Face Refuses Contact
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Collective Anxiety
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Art or Fiction?
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Beauty and Laughter Entwined
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To Bite or Not To Bite?
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The Roentgens' Rolltop Desk
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Abraham Roentgen's Writing Desk
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Thinking Outside the Box
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The Electrotyping Process
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