Distorting Madonna in Medieval art - James Earle

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 22 March 2021
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After Rome was destroyed, people were wary of attachment to physical beauty. As Christianity gained traction, Romans instead began to focus on the metaphysical beauty of virtue, and art began to follow suit. James Earle discusses how Medieval paintings of Madonna were affected by this shift.

Lesson by James Earle (https://www.youtube.com/user/AmorSciendi), animation by Hero 4 Hire Creative.

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