Divine Beauty: From Van Gogh To Chagall And Fontana by Lucia ManniniDivine Beauty: From Van Gogh To Chagall And Fontana by Lucia Mannini

Divine Beauty: From Van Gogh To Chagall And Fontana

byLucia Mannini, Anna Mazzanti, Ludovica Sebregondi

Hardcover | February 23, 2016

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An unusual look at art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sacred art is traditionally linked with the period stretching from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century. In reality, it has never completely vanished, and this book retraces its history in the years between the 1880s and 1950, both in Italy and abroad. Taking an unprecedented approach, Divine Beauty sets out to investigate the relationship between art and the Church, a connection that had been unbreakable in previous centuries and that seemed to have been lost in the modern era. This is a unique work, which brings together such great names as Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Edvard Munch, Giovanni Segantini, and Lucio Fontana.
Lucia Mannini has taught at universities in the U.S. and in Florence, Italy. She specializes in the Italian art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Anna Mazzanti teaches at Milan Polytechnic; she focuses on nineteenth and twentieth-century art. Ludovica Sebregondi is director of exhibition activities at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence...
Title:Divine Beauty: From Van Gogh To Chagall And FontanaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 11.73 × 9.76 × 0.92 inPublished:February 23, 2016Publisher:RizzoliLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8831721941

ISBN - 13:9788831721943

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