Anne Collins Goodyear
Goodyear, Anne Collins
Goodyear, Anne Collins
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Description: The Ivory Mirror: The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe
A skull with crossbones may warn us away from poison, advise us not to follow a treacherous path, or intervene lest we expose ourselves to an electrical current. Pirates’ flags famously flash such imagery as a demand to obey or face the consequences of resistance. But if we react instinctively to protect ourselves in the face of such pictographs, the intellectual and artistic roots of such...
PublisherBowdoin College Museum of Art