In the wake of the white-supremacist terrorism of August 11-13, we wish to highlight and paraphrase some of the comments of Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts and Sciences:
Be assured that the Art Department remains a space where all can pursue the dialogue that counters the lies of racism, anti-semitism, homophobia, and nativism.
We are prepared to stand up for and support those who have been singled out as targets for hatred. The courage of free thought opposing cowardice and bigotry endures and persists here despite violence.



Publications

Books

Leonardo's Optics: Theory and Pictorial Practice, co-edited volume with Alessandro Nova. Venice: Marsilio Editore, 2013

Bartolo di Fredi's Adoration of the Magi: A Masterpiece Reconstructed, co-edited exhibition catalogue with Bruce Boucher, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Art Museum, 2012.

Carte dipinte. Arte, cartografia e politica nel Rinascimento, Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2010 (translation and updated edition of The Marvel of Maps).

The Marvel of Maps. Art, Cartography and Politics in Renaissance Italy, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2005.

Awards

Special Mention, 2006 Premio Salimbeni per la Storia e la Critica d'Arte

Translations

Into Italian:

Carte dipinte. Arte, cartografia e politica nel Rinascimento, Franco Cosimo Panini: Modena, 2010

Pistoletto, co-edited exhibition catalogue with Anna Imponente, Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Milan: Electa, 1990.

Articles

  • "The Story of the palla: Verrocchio's Soldering and Leonardo's Painting," in Approaches to Art and Science: Essays in Honor of Martin Kemp, ed. Juliana Barone & Matthew Landrus, Oxford & New York: Oxford U.P., expected publication 2014.
  • "Reflections on Leonardo da Vinci Exhibitions in London and Paris," in Studiolo. Revue d'histoire de l'art de l'Académie de France à Rome - Villa Médicis, vol. 10, 2013, pp. 267-276.
  • "Leonardo's Optics in the 1470s," in Leonardo's Optics: Theory and Pictorial Practice, ed.Francesca Fiorani & Alessandro Nova, Venice: Marsilio Editore, 2013, pp. 265-292.
  • "The Genealogy of Leonardo's Shadows in a Drapery Study," in Renaissance Studies in Honor of Joseph Connors, ed. Machtelt Israel & Louis A. Waldman, The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti, Villa I Tatti Series no. 29, Cambridge/MA: Harvard U.P., 2013, pp. 267-273, 840-41.
  • "Renaissance Mapping, Ancient Geographical Knowledge and Modern Voyages," in The Cambridge Companion Guide to the Italian Renaissance, ed. Michael W. Wyatt, Cambridge & London: Cambridge U.P., 2014, pp. 57-81.
  • "Places of Renaissance Mapping," in Herrschaft Verorten Politische Kartographie des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit, ed. Ingrid Baumgärtner & Martina Stercken, Zurich: Chronos, 2012, pp. 125-142.
  • "Bartolo di Fredi's View of Siena as the New Jerusalem," in Bartolo di Fredi's Adoration of the Magi: A Masterpiece Reconstructed, ed. Bruce Boucher & Francesca Fiorani, exhibition catalogue, Charlottesville: University of Virginia Art Museum, 2012, pp. 15-22.
  • "Da Bologna al mondo: astronomia, cartografia, giurisprudenza e la chiesa universale di Gregorio XIII," in La Sala Bologna, ed. Francesco Ceccarelli, Venice: Marsilio Editore, 2011, pp. 9-23.
  • "The Shadows of Leonardo's Annunciation and Their Lost Legacy," in Imitation, Representation and Printing in the Italian Renaissance, ed. Roy Eriksen & Magne Malmanger, Pisa & Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009, pp. 119-156.
  • "The Colors of Leonardo's Shadows," in Leonardo. The International Society of the Arts, Sciences and Technologies 41, vol. 3 (2008), pp. 271-278.
  • "The Theory of Shadow Projection and Aerial Perspective. Leonardo, Desargues and Bosse," in Lichtgefüge des 17. Jahrhunderts. Rembrant und Vermeer, Leibnitz und Spinoza, ed. Carolin Bohlmann, Thomas Fink & Philipp Weiss, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2008, pp. 191-206 (anthologized article from 1994).
  • "Painted Map Cycles in the Renaissance," in History of Cartography, Volume Three: The Renaissance, ed. David Woodward, Chicago: Chicago U.P., 2007, pp. 803-835.
  • "La Sala Bologna di Gregorio XIII," in Iconografia delle città europee, ed. Cesare De Seta, Naples: Electa, 2004, pp. 179-187.
  • "Danti Edits Vignola. The Formation of a Modern Classic on Perspective," in The Treatise on Perspective. Published and Unpublished, ed. Lyle Massey, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Studies in the History of Art 59 (2003), pp. 127-159.
  • "Maps, Politics and the Grand Duke of Florence. The Sala della Guardaroba Nuova of Cosimo I de' Medici", Renaissance Representations of the Prince. Basilike Eikon, ed. Roy Eriksen & Magne Malmanger, Rome: Edizioni Kappa, 2001, 73-102.
  • "Post-tridentine Geographia sacra: The Galleria delle Carte Geografiche in the Vatican Palace," in Imago Mundi 48 (1996), pp. 124-148.
  • "The Theory of Shadow Projection and Aerial Perspective. Leonardo, Desargues and Bosse," in Desargues en son temps, ed. Jean Dhombres & Jacques Sakarovitch, Paris, 1994, pp. 267-282.
      Anthologized:
      Leonardo da Vinci. Selected Scholarship in English, 5 vols.,
      ed. Claire Farago, New York: Garlands, 1999, vol. 4,
      pp. 215-230.   Lichtgefüge des 17. Jahrhunderts. Rembrant und Vermeer,
      Leibnitz und Spinoza
    , ed. Carolin Bohlmann, Thomas Fink &
      Philipp Weiss, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2008, pp. 191-206.
  • "Abraham Bosse e le prime critiche al Trattato della Pittura di Leonardo," in Achademia Leonardo Vinci 5 (1992), pp. 78-95.
  • "Il problema della scelta del soggetto: le mostre d'arte a Weimar, 1799-1805," in Ricerche di Storia dell'Arte 33 (1987), pp. 19-30.

  • Digital

    Leonardo da Vinci and His Treatise on Painting, author, April 2012

    Dedicated to the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci's art theory, this publication focuses on Leonardo's Treatise on Painting, the only text by the artist that circulated widely for over four centuries. Gathering over forty manuscript copies and many printed editions of this text, this digital publication provides innovative research tools for visual and textual analysis.
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    "The Enduring Power of Forgery and Imagination: The Zeno Map," author, May 2012 in Cartographic Conversation.

    Essays Contributed by JCB Fellows in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Library's Fellowship Program, John Carter Brown Library
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    Leonardo da Vinci Between Art and Science, co-editor with Anna Marazeula Kim, March 2014, Gathering the research projects developed during the 2012 NEH Summer Institute "Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science" (Florence, Italy, June-July 2012), this publication provides unique points of entry into many aspects of Leonardo da Vinci's research.
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