Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History
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DegreePh.D., Columbia University
Art and Architecture of 14th-18th Century Italy
- “The Artist as Genius.” A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art, ed. Babette Bohn and James M. Saslow (Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, 2013), 151-67.
- “Florence Under the Medici Pontificates, 1513-1537.” Florence (Artistic Centers of the Italian Renaissance), ed. Francis Ames-Lewis (Cambridge University Press, 2012), 290-329
- “An Impossible Task,” ArtNews
- “Michelangelo, Luigi del Riccio, and the Tomb of Cecchino Bracci.” Artibus et Historiae
- “Seeing Chiari Clearly.” Co-author with Katherine M. Wallace, Artibus et Historiae 66 (2012):239-48
- Between Flood and Fire.” Source: Notes in the History of Art 31 n. 2 (2012):24-30
- "Between Flood and and Fire.” Source: Notes in the History of Art 31 n. 2 (2012):24-30
- "Reversing the Rules: Michelangelo and the Patronage of Sculpture," in The Virtues of the Medium: Studies in the Patronage of Sculpture in the Italian Renaissance, ed. K. Christian and D. Drogin (2010)
- "La bella mano: Michelangelo the Craftsman." Artibus et Historiae (2010)
- "Leonardo as Plato." Source: Notes in the History of Art (2010)
- "Florence Under the Medici Pontificates, 1513-1537," in Florence (Artistice Centers of the Italian Renaissance), ed. F. Ames-Lewis (2010)
- "Michelangelo: Separating Theory and Practice," in Imitation, Representation and Printing in the Italian Renaissance, ed. R. Eriksen and M. Malmanger (2009)
- "Michelangelo's Wet Nurse." Arion (2009)
- "San Pietro/Sanpietrini." Source (2009)
- "Pedes Peregrinorum/Pedes Christ." Source (2009)
- “The Iconography of Absence.” Festschrift in honor of Andrew Ladis, 2007
- “Non ha l’ottimo alcun concetto.” Essay for Festschrift in honor of Roy Eriksen, 2007
- “Florence Under the Medici Pontificates, 1513-1537” in Florence ed. Francis Ames-Lewis (2007)
- “Una Frittata,” Source 2007
- “Michelangelo’s Baby,” Master Drawings 2006
- “Doni’s Double,” Source 2006
- “Masaccio’s Trinity,” Source 2006
- “‘The Greatest Ass in the World’: Michelangelo as Writer.” (The Norman and Jane Geske Lecture, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts), 2006
- “Michelangelo Admires... Antiquity and Marcello Venusti” in Ashes to Ashes: Art in Rome Between Humanism and Maniera, ed. Roy Eriksen and Victor P. Tschudi, 2006
- “Zio Michelangelo” in Watching Art: Writings in Honor of James Beck/ Studi di storia dell’arte in onore di James Beck, ed. Lynn Catterson and Mark Zucker 2006
- “Michelangelo Ha Ha” in Reading Vasari ed. Anne Barriault et al. 2005
- “'Nothing else happening': Michelangelo Between Rome and Florence,” in Michelangelo's Last Judgement, 2004.
- “Orazio Gentileschi's Living Crucifix.” Source, 2003.
- “Caravaggio's St. Francis.” Source, 2003.
- “Titian Looks at Michelangelo Looking at Titian.” Source, 2003.
- “Michelangelo and Marcello Venusti: A Case of Multiple Authorship” in Reactions to the Master: Michelangelo's Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century ed. F. Ames-Lewis and P. Joannides, 2003
- “Michelangelo Engineer” in Architettura e tecnologia ed. C. Conforti and A. Hopkins, Rome, 2002
- “Michelangelo’s Leda: The Diplomatic Context.” Renaissance Studies, 2001
- “Michael Angelus Bonarotus Patritius Florentinus” in Innovation and Tradition: Essays on Renaissance Art and Culture, Rome, 2000
- “Michelangelo, Tiberio Calcagni, and the Florentine Pieta.” Artibus et Hisoriae, 2000
- “Friends and Relics at San Silvestro in Capite, Rome.” Sixteenth Century Journal, 1999.
- “A Week in the Life of Michelangelo,” in Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture, Cambridge, 1998
- “Matters of Life and Death: Galileo in the Afterlife of Michelangelo.” Source, 1998
- “Michelangelo's Risen Christ.” Sixteenth Century Journal, 1997
- “Manoeuvring for Patronage: Michelangelo's Dagger.” Renaissance Studies, 1997
- “Verrocchio's "Giudizio dell'occhio'.” Source, 1995
- “Instruction and Originality in Michelangelo's Drawings,” in The Craft of Art: Originality and Industry in the Italian Renaissance and Baroque Workshop, 1995
- “Miscellanae Curiositae Michelangelo: A Steep Tariff, a Half-Dozen Horses, and Yards of Taffeta.” Renaissance Quarterly, 1994
- “The Myth of Michelangelo and il Magnifico.” Co-author with Paul Barolsky, Source, 1993
- “Drawings from the Fabbrica of San Lorenzo during the Tenure of Michelangelo,” in Michelangelo Drawings, 1992
- “How Did Michelangelo Become a Sculptor?” in The Genius of the Sculptor in Michelangelo's Work, 1992
- “Michelangelo's Rome Pieta: Altarpiece or Grave Memorial?” in Verrocchio and Late Quattrocento Italian Sculpture, 1992
- Book Reviews in Renaissance Quarterly, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Master Drawings, Sixteenth Century Journal.