Dr. Bonnie Noble

About Dr. Bonnie Noble

Dr. Bonnie J. Noble is Contributing Editor for the Northern Renaissance. She is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received her Ph.D. in art history from Northwestern University, her MA in art history from the University of Pennsylvania. Her specialization is the art of the Northern Renaissance, particularly sixteenth-century German painting.

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I-detail
Genius is tricky business. In this psychological self-portrait, Dürer captures an imagination paralyzed by inertia.

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve- detail
It’s the oldest story in the book, but Dürer made it new. Printed in multiple, his creation traveled far and wide.

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve