Art and Love in Renaissance Italy

Here is a review of an important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC) that will be of interest to all of us, especially to Katherine D. for the references to clothing and Avian S. for the references to courtesans.

Courtesan and Blind Cupid (a flap print with liftable skirt), ca. 1588 by Pietro Bertelli”

Be sure to look at the Slide Show.  Unfortunately, not all images from the printed paper are illustrated online.  I’ll bring the article to class tomorrow.

The review is by Roberta Smith and was published in the New York Times, Friday, November 21, 2008.

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