Alison Cole

Art Historian

Alison Cole is the Editor of The Art Newspaper and an art historian who specialises in the Italian Renaissance and the visual arts. She has written several books on art history and has been an art critic for The Independent and The Arts Desk. She has also worked as an Executive Director for some of the UK’s leading cultural organisations, including The Art Fund, Southbank Centre and Arts Council England, and now advises on advocacy, arts and museum strategy, and digital initiatives, as well as launching her own cultural education projects. Her books include Italian Renaissance Courts: Art, Pleasure and Power (2016) and Michelangelo The Taddei Tondo (2017).


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Emotional Enigma in the Sculpture of Michelangelo

Emotional Enigma in the Sculpture of Michelangelo 07:39 mins
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Alison Cole discusses the emotional impact of Michelangelo's 'Taddei Tondo' (c.1504-1505) and the enduring power of his art.