When Engineers Were Humanists
During the Renaissance, mechanical inventions served as a medium for experimental thinking about all aspects of the cosmos.
The Italian Renaissance of Machines
by Paolo Galluzzi, translated from the Italian by Jonathan Mandelbaum
Renaissance Invention: Stradanus’s Nova Reperta
an exhibition at the Newberry, Chicago, August 28–November 19, 2020
March 11, 2021 issue