Renaiss. Q. volume 72, issue 1, P260-261 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rqx.2018.26 View full text
Antonella Fenech Kroke

Abstract: This book poses a challenge to a certain way of practicing art history, as a discipline that sometimes forgets that paintings are complex bodies and not only incorporeal images! Archival sources, case studies, and examination data that the author assembles and interacts with are not art historians' usual reading, and they are even less common in university training in art history. Making and the sense of making are at the core of Michel Hochmann's research, which takes place in a dialogue between art historian…

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