Readership: This is a subject of huge interest to both general readers and students of art history alike.
Geraldine A Johnson, University Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Oxford, and a fellow of Christ Church, Oxford
"Johnson has succeeded in packing a great deal of intelligent discussion into a very limited space. I would wholeheartedly recommend this book for anyone, from teenagers onwards, requiring an introduction to current views on Renaissance Art"
1: Whose Renaissance? Whose art?
2: The art of the altarpiece
3: Story-telling in Renaissance Art
4: The challenge of nature and the antique
5: Portraiture and the rise of 'Renaissance Man'
6: The story of a square
7: Objects and images for the domestic sphere
8: Did women have a Renaissance?
9: Michelangelo and the birth of the Artist...and of Art History