Art Films - First Light: Tuscany & the Dawn of the Renaissance - Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany

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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. / Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany / Tuscany’s prosperity and growth came to a halting decline when the plague struck in 1348. The art world underwent a significant change. Magnificent works remained incomplete, works were less realistic and more fanciful and focused more on the divine than the natural. (49 min, 2004)
Full Schedule
Thursday, December 19, 2013 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm