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Romanticising the Renaissance

  • Frans Hals’ Laughing Cavalier is one of the most iconic portraits in art history. Even those who don’t know it, know it! But have you ever noticed that the figure isn’t a cavalier? In fact, he’s not even laughing. 

  • Sigismondo Malatesta is, to date, the only man canonised to Hell. But could his reputation and his ensuing punishment come as the result of other people’s vicious hatred and malicious gossip rather than being rooted in fact?

  • An exhibition that makes you reassess what you think is beautiful, with something for everyone to enjoy. ★★★★

  • Considered one of the greatest artists of all time, Raphael is clearly highly influenced by other artists. But where do you draw the line? Where is the line between inspiration, quotation and plagiarism? And was Michelangelo's reaction justified?

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