Art for starters 2022: The Renaissance – rediscovering Greek and Roman antiquity

Art for starters 2022

22 October 2022 - 22 October 2022 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Centenary Auditorium
Discover how artists looked to the words and images of pagan antiquity for inspiration. The emergence of the city state in Italy and Protestantism in the north resulted in the weakening of the Catholic Church’s power and a rise in secular patronage. No longer dwarfed by the divine, man became the centre of the universe, while the status of the artist was elevated beyond the anonymous artisan.

This lecture includes a 30 minute intermission.

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