Posts Tagged ‘Cultural Studies’

Modern Masters is a four-part television series detailing the life and work of four giants of 20th century art: Henri Matisse; Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol.
During the course of the series, presenter and journalist, Alastair Sooke, explores why these artists are considered so important.

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio) School of Athens, is regarded as one of the greatest Renaissance paintings. The general theme of the picture, is the synthesis of worldly (Greek) and spiritual (Christian) thinking, and ranks alongside the finest examples of classically inspired Renaissance art.

 The following video gives a great analysis of the artwork.