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Burlington Contemporary

Coinciding with the publication of the present issue, The Burlington Magazine is launching its most ambitious initiative since its foundation in 1903. This is Burlington Contemporary, an online platform for reviews and new research on contemporary art, which is accessed through our website.1 Every week it will publish reviews of current exhibitions and new books. 

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The Art of Power: Habsburg Women in the Renaissance. Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck

Originally a tenth-century medieval fortress and later a hunting lodge of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519), Schloss Ambras was enlarged and transformed into a Renaissance palace by Archduke Ferdinand II of Tyrol (1529–95). 

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    A dish from the Cantagalli workshop in the British Museum

    By Dora Thornton
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    Giovanni Francesco Arrighi: a newly discovered account book

    By Jennifer Montagu
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    The provenance of Raphael’s ‘Madonna of the pinks’ – I

    By Patrizia Cavazzini
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    The provenance of Raphael’s ‘Madonna of the pinks’ – II

    By Pier Ludovico Puddu
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    The design of New Court at St John’s College, Cambridge

    By Frank Salmon
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  • Chinese Wallpaper in Britain and Ireland. By Emile de Bruijn

    By Anthony Wells-Cole
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  • Chinese Ivory Carvings: The Sir Victor Sassoon Collection. By Rose Kerr, Phillip Allen and Shi Ching-fei

    By Nick Pearce
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  • A Mystical Realm of Love: Pahari Paintings from the Eva and Konrad Seitz Collection. By J.P. Losty.

    By Jasleen Kandhari
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  • China’s Porcelain Capital: The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen. By Maris Boyd Gillette

    By Rose Kerr
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  • Praying for Myriad Virtues: On Ding Guanpeng’s ‘The Buddha Preaching’ in the Berlin Collection. By Ching-Ling Wang

    By Lianming Wang
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  • Zooming In: Histories of Photography in China. By Wu Hung

    By Lisa Stein
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  • Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present. By Charlotte Horlyck

    By Sarah Bolwell
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  • L’Empire des roses: Chefs-d’oeuvre de l’art persane du XIXe siècle. Edited by Gwenaëlle Fellinger

    By Natasha Morris
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  • Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary. By David Teh

    By Tony Godfrey
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  • The Ormesby Psalter: Patrons and Artists in Medieval East Anglia. By Frederica C.E. Law-Turner

    By Stella Panayotova
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  • Subject Matter in Italian Renaissance Art: A Study of Early Sources. By Joseph Manca

    By Paul Holberton
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  • A Rothschild Renaissance: A New Look at the Waddesdon Bequest in the British Museum. Edited by Pippa Shirley and Dora Thornton

    By Franz Kirchweger
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  • Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque. By Jonathan Brown et al.

    By Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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  • Making Majesty: The Throne Room at Dublin Castle, A Cultural History. Edited by Myles Campbell and William Derham

    By Kevin V. Mulligan
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  • The Enchanted World of German Romantic Prints, 1770–1850. Edited by John Ittmann

    By Daniel Godfrey
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  • The Cotman Collection: John Sell Cotman at Leeds Art Gallery. By David Hill and Theodore Wilkins

    By Timothy Wilcox
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  • A Connoisseur and His Clients: The Correspondence of Charles Fairfax Murray with Frederic Burton, Wilhelm Bode and Julius Meyer (1867–1914). Edited by Paul Tucker

    By Susanna Avery-Quash
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  • Ashcan Art, Whiteness, and the Unspectacular Man. By Alexis L. Boylan

    By Randall C. Griffin
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  • Luc Tuymans Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings: Volume I, 1972–1994. Edited by Eva Meyer-Hermann

    By Morgan Falconer
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  • Nature Unleashed: the Image of Catastrophe since 1600. Hamburger Kunsthalle

    By Maurice Sass
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  • The Art of Power: Habsburg Women in the Renaissance. Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck

    By Amalie Fössel
  • Shadows of Time: Giambologna, Michelangelo and the Medici Chapel. The Sculpture Collection, Dresden

    By Charles Avery
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  • Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master. Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

    By Christopher White
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  • Sir Richard Wallace: The Collector. The Wallace Collection, London

    By Michael Hall
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  • J.C. Dahl: The Power of Nature. KODE Art Museums and Composer Homes, Bergen

    By Knut Ljøgodt
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  • Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up. Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    By Sophie Oliver
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  • Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain. The Hepworth Wakefield

    By Neil Matheson
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  • Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art. Tate Modern, London

    By Richard Cork
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