The Sacred And The Profane

Challenges And Possibilities In Renaissance Art

In the fifteenth century, the art, architecture, literature and science of ancient Greece and Rome were rediscovered, and inspired the complex and extraordinary cultural phenomenon that was Renaissance art.

Art Exhibition previously on at Warrnambool Art Gallery in Warrnambool precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Saturday 06 December 2014 to Sunday 15 March 2015

Centaur carrying off  a female faun image

Published by National Gallery of Victoria - International on Thursday 25 September 2014.
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As ancient sculptures were unearthed in Italy, artists copied them in marble, in paint and on paper. At the same time, they revolutionised figure drawing by studying the anatomy and movement of bodies, and rendering them with unprecedented accuracy. The NGV


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