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10.2c Worlds of Shame- Renaissance Understandings of Race

In this lecture we look at how race is constructed in Renaissance Italy, and consider some portraits of white women and their non-white servants to emerge from Titian's workshop from the 1520s…

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 0  

10.2b African Presence in Renaissance Europe

This video considers black Africans in Renaissance Europe, particularly Italy.

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 66 plays 0  

European Ethnographies 1

This lecture considers how Europeans understood the peoples of the new world, India and sub-Saharan Africa, showing how they lumped together these peoples in a rather imprecise way, and were curious…

From  Jill Burke on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 90 plays 0  

10.1c Women, Textiles and Nature

In this video, we consider how understanding art differently can allow us to delve into the creative lives of women in the past. Needlework was an area that was increasingly associated with women…

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 90 plays 0  

10.1b Renaisance Women, Nature and Nurture

What features characterised femininity in the Renaissance? This video considers the relationship between gender and sex, considers Judith Butler's ideas about 'performing' gender, and…

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 104 plays 0  

10.1a The Woman Question

This video introduces Renaissance Feminism, including major scholars and major female painters, sculptors and architects who worked between 1520 and 1650.

From  Jill Burke on November 23rd, 2020 0 likes 118 plays 0  

9.3c Naked Women and Potent Men

So what about the female nudes that populate art galleries nowadays? How were they justified within this Christian context? This lecture considers how female nudes provided an opportunity for male…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 96 plays 0  

9.3b The Male Nude and the 'Perfect Body'

Renaissance people were puzzled about why the nude body was so popular in classical times, but they worked out their own justifications for depicting naked men - the male body was made in 'the…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 100 plays 0  

9.3a How to See People Naked in Renaissance Italy

We start by climbing up the scaffolding of the SIstine Chapel in July 1512 with Federico Gonzaga, to have a look at all the naked bodies that Michelangelo painted on the vault of the Pope's…

From  Jill Burke on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 105 plays 0  

Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art 2

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists was written in 1550, with a much enlarged edition in 1568. It was the first recogniaable "art history" book and still influences the way art…

From  Jill Burke on October 25th, 2020 0 likes 323 plays 0  

JB Vasari and the Invention of Art 1

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists was written in 1550, with a much enlarged edition in 1568. It was the first recognisable "art history" book and still influences the way art…

From  Jill Burke on October 25th, 2020 0 likes 353 plays 0  

Experimental Art History 1

Video on issues with Renaissance Art History

From  Jill Burke on September 26th, 2020 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Experimental Art History 2

Second video on "Experimental Art History".

From  Jill Burke on September 26th, 2020 1 likes 93 plays 1  

Renaissance Under-Eye Cream

This shows you how to make a renaissance under-eye cream recipe from Giovanni Marinello's Ornamenti delle Donne (Venice:1562). Film and translation are (C) Jil Burke, CC BY Attribution. Music is…

From  Jill Burke on September 26th, 2020 0 likes 68 plays 1  

Jill Burke: Nakedness in Renaissance Italy

In this video Jill discusses her forthcoming book on the Italian Renaissance Nude – how this new art form related to ideas of savagery in newly-discovered lands, and how it may have affected…

From  Qingbiao Li on December 15th, 2015 0 likes 219 plays 0