The course provides a panorama of Italian Renaissance art including theory, painting, print, sculpture, and architecture. The objectives are to ensure knowledge of Renaissance artistic production and related historiography, and to develop students’ analytical and research skills. Materials are organized thematically around notions of artistic training and workshop practice, techniques, centers of production, art markets, antiquarianism and collections, patronage, gender, artistic rivalry, dissemination of knowledge, relationship with the spectator, social structures, sacred and secular spaces and objects, among others, which will be considered in relation to specific case studies. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Department consent required.