Italian art from the late 13th and 14th centuries was once known as primitive because it was seen largely as a transition from Medieval abstraction to the naturalism of the Renaissance (with a dose of Byzantine influence thrown in for good measure). We now study the brilliant artist’s of Florence and Siena in their own right.
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Dr. Atl's The Eruption of Paricutin
with Carmen Gaitán Rojo, Director of Museo Nacional De Arte
For two years, Dr. Atl (born Gerardo Murillo) recorded the daily evolution of a volcano that formed just outside his cabin. For the first time in modern science, one could study and record a volcano’s creation.