Dante’s dazzle: was the ineffable light described in the Divine Comedy the inspiration for Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings of Heaven?
Art historian Martin Kemp turns his focus onto the Italian author's interest in the failure of sight when confronted with Empyrean splendours
Extract | How Sandro Botticelli brought Dante’s Divine Comedy to life
New book by Martin Kemp considers the impact of poet’s vision of divine light on artists such as Michelangelo and Titian
'Complete ignorance': Uffizi director Eike Schmidt hits back at German journalist for criticising Dante
Arno Widmann wrote that the 13th-century Italian author, best known for the Divine Comedy, was antiquated and difficult to understand
Remembering Dante—Uffizi unveils online exhibition of 'Divine Comedy' drawings by Federico Zuccari
Florence gallery also planning vast exhibition dedicated to the poet in Forlì featuring works by Michelangelo