Gallery Talk: The Back Story: Distance And Close-up And Medieval And Renaissance Painting
Constructing a difference between foreground and background -- distant space and close-up space -- is one of a painter's most fundamental tasks. In the Middle Ages and early Renaissance, the distinction between distant space and close-up space creates a world within a picture, shaping the painting's storytelling. This talk, led by Beatrice Kitzinger, will explore paintings in which the distinction between distant space and close-up space is used in the construction of a painting's purpose and argument.… Show more
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