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

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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
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm