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Art Films - First Light: Tuscany & the Dawn of the Renaissance - The City: Building Reputations

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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. / The City: Building Reputations / There was fierce competition between newly wealthy merchant classes in Sienna and Florence. Art historians interpret this conflict through detailed analysis of each city-state’s stunning cathedrals and exquisite artworks. (49 min, 2004)
Full Schedule
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm