This piece reveals how medieval art is a multi-media experience
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This piece reveals how medieval art is a multi-media experience | Art, Explained

“Medieval art is very much about a multi-media experience.” http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/terrible-beauty Explore this object: http://82nd-and-fifth.metmuseum.org/master-of-belmonte-spanish-saint-michael-55.120.2 Art, Explained invites 100 curators from across the Museum to talk about 100 works of art that changed the way they see the world. This series was adapted from 82nd & Fifth. Subscribe for new content from The Met: https://www.youtube.com/user/metmuseum?sub_confirmation=1 #TheMet […]
Why Do Babies In Medieval Art Look Like Creepy Adults?
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Why Do Babies In Medieval Art Look Like Creepy Adults?

Infants in medieval art all have one thing in common: They don’t look like babies. Instead, they resemble miniature versions of middle-aged men, sometimes complete with receding hairlines and ripped muscles. Depictions of weird, prematurely aged babies appeared throughout the medieval era and into the Renaissance when the trend (thankfully) started to fade away. The […]