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HART0035: Advanced Lecture: Rome - Indicative weekly topics

  1. Rome and its traces
  2. The making of the rennaisance city: Contesting claims of papal power: Architecture and fresco schemes in Vatican City
  3. Destruction and reconstitution: Making and remaking of the city
  4. Rome and cult of relics: The crisis of image
  5. The city redefined: Public space and the fountain / Water and critique
  6. The emergence of the art market: Genre painting and the print market
  7. The controversies around the religious image: Violence, death and the erotic
  8. Urban spaces: Performing urban space
  9. The transformation of the body and urban space
  10. Reasserting the authority of art: Private fresco decoration and new claims of power