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Art Films - First Light: Tuscany & the Dawn of the Renaissance - A New Saint, A New Art

Branch: 
Headquarters
Age Level: 
Teens
Adults
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Description: 
This series [September - December] deliberates on the explosive changes that occurred in Tuscany between 1200 and 1350. Invaluable works of art and architecture from the early Italian Renaissance serve as a window through which leading art historians analyze the formation of city-states, their commerce, visual arts, and religion. A stimulating examination of how the Renaissance has shaped Western civilization. / A New Saint, A New Art / This film explores how St. Francis of Assisi inspired artists of the period to produce naturalistic depictions full of action and feeling. (49 min, 2004)
Full Schedule
Time: 
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm