Michael W. Cole


Michael W. Cole is Professor and Department Chair of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, where he writes and teaches on European art of the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries, with a specialization in early modern Italy. His recent books and articles have focused on sculpture and urbanism in Rome and Florence, on Renaissance magic and demonology, and on experimental etching. In 2009–2010, he was Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professor at Williams College.