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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Leonardo da Vinci

Claire Farago and Matthew Landrus.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 23526 words.

Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, near Vinci, on 15 April 1452, and died in Amboise, near Tours, on 2 May 1519. He was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, natural...

Titian

Tom Nichols.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 11932 words.

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio, b. c. 1488–d. 1576) was born in the remote mountain village of Pieve di Cadore but worked in Venice. He quickly became the dominant painter in the city, and by the...

17th-Century Dutch Art

Christopher Atkins.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 14861 words.

Artistic production in the long 17th century in the Dutch Republic radically reenvisioned the forms of visual culture and its consumption. In the wake of the Dutch Revolt of 1579 that...

Dance

Timothy J. McGee.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 6571 words.

Dance was one of the major pastimes during the late Middle Ages. It was a favorite leisure activity of all levels of society, from the peasants to the aristocrats, and was a part of most...

Culture and Cognition

Mirko Farina.

in Philosophy

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 15615 words.

Culture is, notoriously, an intractably large and complex phenomenon, and any attempt to define it is ultimately doomed to failure. However, one can characterize culture by looking at some...