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The Madonna Di Loreto

In Rome, Caravaggio breaks the social and aesthetic rules of his generation.

The Distinction Between Craft and Genius

The Renaissance creates a contrast between ars and invenio.

Artemisia's Most Subversive Work

Artemisia rebels against any notion that women shouldn't speak until spoken to.

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Paradise on Earth

Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature.

Color and Light

Explore light and color in art in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy.

The Cult of Progress

Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology.

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