Guide to Italian art in the 1400s
Beth Harris, Smarthistory
Steven Zucker, Smarthistory
Copyright Year: 2020
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Table of Contents
- Part I. A Beginner's Guide
- Part II. Central Italy: Painting
- Part III. Central Italy: Sculpture and Architecture
- Part IV. Northern Italy: Venice, Ferrara and the Marches
About the Book
This book contains all of Smarthistory’s content for Italian art in the 1400s.
About the Contributors
Ruth received her PhD in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University. She specializes in the art of Europe, 1400-1700, with a particular focus on sculpture produced in the German-speaking lands. A committed educator, she has lectured widely at museums and institutions on both sides of the Atlantic and online, most recently as a Digital Fellow at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Brandeis University.
Beth is co-founder and executive director of Smarthistory. Previously, she was dean of art and history at Khan Academy and director of digital learning at The Museum of Modern Art, where she started MoMA Courses Online and co-produced educational videos, websites and apps. Before joining MoMA, Beth was Associate Professor of art history and director of distance learning at the Fashion Institute of Technology where she taught both online and in the classroom. She has co-authored, with Dr. Steven Zucker, numerous articles on the future of education and the future of museums, topics she regularly addresses at conferences around the world. She received her Master’s degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, and her doctorate in Art History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Steven is co-founder and executive director of Smarthistory. Previously, Steven was dean of art and history at Khan Academy. He was also chair of history of art and design at Pratt Institute where he strengthened enrollment and lead the renewal of curriculum across the Institute. Before that, he was dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY and chair of their art history department. He has taught at The School of Visual Arts, Hunter College, and at The Museum of Modern Art. Dr. Zucker is a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has co-authored, with Dr. Beth Harris, numerous articles on the future of education and the future of museums, topics he regularly addresses at conferences around the world. Dr. Zucker received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.