Today, Accredited Lecturer Leslie Primo puts the spotlight on Giotto's Adoration of the Magi and explores how the artist humanised one of the most famous stories from the Bible through his depiction of the three wise men.
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Fascinating. My favourite so far!
Many thanks to Leslie Primo for such a fascinating lecture. We were particularly interested to hear his reference to Psalms as this must have been a prophesy.
I wonder what aspects Fran found disappointing. I learnt a lot about the wise men/kings and the internal hierarchy depicted, as well as how the artist used techniques to depict human beings with bodily flesh and bulk. There was quite a lot packed into the 5 minutes or so available to the lecturer given these are meant to be little "gems" rather than in-depth explanations.
Wonderful painting; lecture disappointing.
Thank you for such an another interesting lecture. I am so enjoying this advent calendar!
Thank you for this lecture - so interesting and informative. Looking at Giotto's picture at the same time put it into life and made it easy to follow.
Avery interesting and comprehensive description , Thankyou .
Thank you so much for keeping everyone informed of wonderful art and humanity lectures.
Fascinating description and a wonderful painting. Thank you
Average , not very inspiring