Table of contents for Luxury arts of the Renaissance / Marina Belozerskaya.

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Contents
Abbreviations									0
Acknowledgments									0
Prologue										0
Chapter I: The Demise of Luxury Arts 						0
	Rank, not Genius								0
	Art Academy as Social Strategy						0
	Vasari's Imaginary Lives							0
	"Art and Nature Play with One Another"				0
	The Eighteenth Century: A Turning Point or Continuity?		0
	The Age of Public Museums and Art Education				0
	Back to the "Period Eye"							0
	
Chapter II: The Powers of Gold and Precious Stones				0
	The Spiritual Aura of Gold and Gems					0
	The Magical Powers of Metals and Gems				0
	Geography and Learning							0
	Goldwork and Diplomacy							0
	Gold, Automata, and the Culture of Wonder				0
	The Royal Table								0
	The Language of Personal Adornment					0
Chapter III: Woven Narratives of Rule						0
	Princely Art par Excellence						0
	The Language of Allegories						0
	Tapestries as Gifts and Competition					0
	Tapestries for Social Climbing						0
	Making and Marketing							0
Chapter IV: Armor: The High Art of War					0
	Armor as "Memoria"							0
	The Ubiquity of War, the Practicality of Armor				0
	Chivalric Displays								0
	Parade Armor: The Theater of Supremacy				0
	Garnitures									0
	Leading Armorers of the Day						0
	Production and Techniques						0
	Decorations									0
Chapter V: Sweet Voices and Fanfares						0
	Sacred Polyphony								0
	Secular Songs								0
	Instrumental Music								0
	Dance										0
	Court Festivities and Music						0
Chapter VI: The Seduction of All Senses						0
	The Wedding of the Century						0
	The Ephemeral War								0
	Civic Pride and Private Ostentation					0
	The Final Journey and Perpetual Memory				0
Bibliography										0
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Decorative arts, Renaissance.
Decorative arts -- Europe.
Luxuries -- Europe.