Titian is considered to be one of the most inspired colorists of the Renaissance. His epic paintings Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto (both 1556–1559) are amongst the best-loved works in the National Gallery.
Curator Caroline Campbell talks us through the narratives of tragedy, lust and betrayal which unfold across these canvases and how the Venetian artist was inspired to paint the poetry of Ovid’s Metamorphosis. These works are his attempt to represent the unruly supernatural forces of the ancient world and the strife they inflict on human beings, which remain as relevant as ever.
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BIPOC Reader: Teaching Practices and Strategies
October 18, 1:00–1:30 pm ET
"Not your grandfather’s art history: a BIPOC Reader" is a free, digital art history resource that provides more than 20 essays that seek to re-route the traditional narratives of art history with Europe and whiteness at its center. Join Dr. Maya Harakawa for this teaching webinar.