Passion and Strategy – Nothing Changes

Passion and Strategy – Nothing Changes

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“It’s impossible to find early drawings or anything good by recent artists . . .The situation here is truly awful . . .It’s not like the old days!”

Sound familiar? Similar messages could have been texted yesterday between collectors or dealers.

Exhibition catalogue (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada): Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the Renaissance in Florence, edited by David Franklin

Exhibition catalogue (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada): Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the Renaissance in Florence, edited by David Franklin

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2005 – Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574), Disputa between Dante and the Tuscan Love Poets (1544), pp. 308-11, cat. no. 113; Giorgio Vasari, The Adoration of the Magi (1567), pp. 314-17, cat. no. 115

Vasari, Borghini and Michelangelo

Vasari, Borghini and Michelangelo

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2003 – in Reactions to the Master. Michelangelo’s Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century, edited by Francis Ames Lewis & Paul Joannides, Aldershot, pp. 180-210

Vasari, Borghini and Michelangelo

Vasari, Borghini and Michelangelo

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Delivered at Michelangelo’s Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century, symposium organised by Francis Ames Lewis and Paul Joannides, Accademia Italiana, London, October 1998