Renzo Baldasso

Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505

Biography

Trained in Art History and History of Science, Renzo Baldasso is a historian of Renaissance and Baroque art. He studied mathematics and physics for his bachelor, and history of science and history of art in graduate school. He received his PhD from Columbia University, and his research has been funded by fellowships, including at the Folger Institute, the Huntington Library, the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Newberry Library, and the Smithsonian Institution. His research interests are diverse and interdisciplinary, including art theory, naturalism, early prints and printing, and the relationship between art and science. Currently he is working on a monograph on the emergence of the visuality of the printed page during the incunabular period. He has published several articles in edited collections and journals, including The Art Bulletin, Arte Lombarda, La Bibliofilia, Centaurus, and the Gutenberg Jahrbuch.

Research Interests

Baldasso's research interests are diverse and interdisciplinary, including:

  • Art theory
  • Naturalism
  • Early prints and printing
  • The relationship between art and science
  • Renaissance and Baroque art.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 498 Pro-Seminar
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 599 Thesis
ARS 690 Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 424 Italian Baroque Art
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 498 Pro-Seminar
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 592 Research
ARS 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 591 Seminar
ARS 592 Research
ARS 599 Thesis
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 592 Research
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 498 Pro-Seminar
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 591 Seminar
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
EPD 792 Research
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 494 Special Topics
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 592 Research
ARS 598 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
ARS 102 Art from Renaissance/Present
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 492 Honors Directed Study
ARS 493 Honors Thesis
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 590 Reading and Conference
ARS 592 Research
ARS 595 Continuing Registration
ARS 599 Thesis
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 424 Italian Baroque Art
ARS 598 Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
ARS 102 Art from Renaissance/Present
ARS 394 Special Topics
ARS 422 Italian High Renaissance Art
ARS 499 Individualized Instruction
ARS 592 Research