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The Lost Battles free pdf In 1504, the informal rivalry between two of the most celebrated artists in Florence became a direct competition. Michelangelo was commissioned to paint a scene from the ancient battle of Cascina on a wall of the Palazzo Vecchio in the same room where Leonardo da Vinci had already been commissioned to paint a scene from another great Florentine victory, the battle of Anghiari. As the paintings progressed, Michelangelo set out to prove that his work, not Leonardo s, embodied the future of art. In fact, the influence of both is visible in the works of subsequent generations of artists. Historian and art critic Jonathan Jones offers a riveting exploration of this great rivalry, which would become a turning point in the careers of both men, and brings to life an era of fascinating political and cultural transformation."

About Professor Jonathan Jones

JONATHAN JONES was born in Wales and graduated from Cambridge University. He is the art critic for "The Guardian" and a contributor to numerous magazines and newspapers, among them "Frieze," " RA Magazine," "The Independent," the "London Evening Standard," and the" Los Angeles Times." He appears regularly on the BBC series "Private Life of a Masterpiece" and has served on the jury for the Turner Prize and the BP Portrait Award. Jones has lectured at the National Gallery, the British Museum, and the Tate Modern. Jones lives in London with his wife and daughter.

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Author : Professor Jonathan Jones
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 13 August 2013
ISBN : 0307741788
EAN : 9780307741783
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 354 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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