• Piero and Plato

    1 month ago - By Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

    I thought about writing this post after stumbling on an article about the recent display of Piero della Francesca's paintings at the Met. I read the first paragraphs of this review on the NYT and something didn't sound quite right. This is the incriminated bit:
    "Perspective is a way of constructing how the world appears to a single person. Its appearance in art coincided with the rising philosophical idea that all we can know about the world must come through the senses of our uniquely located bodies."
    This idea of knowledge could be perhaps applied to artists such as Leonardo, who through...
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