Second-Year Ph.D Student
I am primarily interested in interpreting the non-narrative visual phenomenon of Early Renaissance painting through a structural understanding of the intellectual milieu of the period. I seek to make sense of the uncanny
elements in the formal conventions of the masters by examining the broader metaphysical and psychological discourse of the later Middle Ages, whether such a discourse is to be found in scholastic, humanist, or mystical texts. While I intend to take into account every stylistic and geographical inflection of Early Renaissance painting in my work, I find myself habitually returning to Italian visionaries such as Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, and Paolo Uccello.
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