⇱ Easy reader ⑇ Lorenzo Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise: Humanism, History, and Artistic Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance  ⩸ Kindle Author Amy R Bloch ⫝ ⇱ Easy reader ⑇ Lorenzo Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise: Humanism, History, and Artistic Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance ⩸ Kindle Author Amy R Bloch ⫝ Looking at the beautifully restored panels in the Museo dell Opera del Duomo, I was struck by how much of Bloch s analysis of the Gates of Paradise impacted my view Her concentrated focus on what Lorenzo Ghiberti and his friends and patrons were reading, what they probably read, and what he wrote transforms the Gates into texts It is this type of detail that will appeal to bronze specialists in particular, though the book should be read by all who work in Italian Renaissance art and literary history Highly Recommended Meghan Callahan, Renaissance QuarterlyThis book examines the heretofore unsuspected complexity of Lorenzo Ghiberti s sculpted representations of Old Testament narratives in his Gates of Paradise 1425 52 , the second set of doors he made for the Florence Baptistery and a masterpiece of Italian Renaissance sculpture One of the most intellectually engaged and well read artists of his age, Ghiberti found inspiration in ancient and medieval texts, many of which he and his contacts in Florence s humanist community shared, read, and discussed He was fascinated by the science of vision, by the functioning of nature, and, above all, by the origins and history of art These unusually well defined intellectual interests, reflected in his famous Commentaries, shaped his approach in the Gates Through the selection, imaginative interpretation, and arrangement of biblical episodes, Ghiberti fashioned multi textured narratives that explore the human condition and express his ideas on a range of social, political, artistic, and philosophical issues. 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