The Italian Renaissance Nude on Start the Week

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Interview on Start the Week about my new monograph, The Italian Renaissance Nude

Period18 Feb 2019

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleStart the Week - The Eye of the Beholder
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionWe have been obsessed with the ideal body since Renaissance artists rediscovered nudity, says art historian Jill Burke. She tells Andrew Marr how artists including Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian established rigid beauty standards and an obsession with the body that we still live with today.
    PersonsJill Burke