Written by Ruth Cullen. In this piece, Ruth Cullen reflects on art as a record of history, through the lens of Michelangelo. It is a treacherous terrain, a paradox that a considerable portion of our understanding of something comes from that understanding being non-definitive.
Written by Melissa Kane. Examining the recent work by acclaimed Renaissance scholar Catherine Fletcher, ‘The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance’, Melissa Kane questions. the extent to which it rightly can be called an alternative history.