New Publication: Ficino and Fantasy – Imagination in Renaissance Art and Theory from Botticelli to Michelangelo by Marieke J.E. van den Doel

Did the Florentine philosopher Marsilio Ficino (1433-99) influence the art of his time? Art historians have been fiercely debating this question for decades. This book starts with Ficino‚Äôs views on the imagination as a faculty of the soul, and shows how these ideas were part of a long philosophical tradition and inspired fresh insights. ThisContinue reading “New Publication: Ficino and Fantasy – Imagination in Renaissance Art and Theory from Botticelli to Michelangelo by Marieke J.E. van den Doel”