Art of the Northern Renaissance

What does is it mean to see a painting—and is seeing it the same thing as understanding it? Hieronymus Bosch's monumental Garden of Earthly Delights is instantly recognizable to most lovers of Renaissance art, and as Professor Catherine B. Scallen explains, it has been admired, looked on with shock, and puzzled over for 500 years. In its own time it was copied and even made into tapestries. It has been owned by a deeply devout Catholic king of Spain—and in the 1900s was cited by various scholars as representing the lost golden age of humanity, symbolizing the coded language of the alchemist, or even proving its creator's belief in sexual license. In the turbulent 1960s its images were common in dormitory rooms, delighting students eager to accept its joyful, frolicking nudes in their fantasy landscape as a proclamation of freedom and self-indulgence.

English
  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 255400
  • Status
  • First Aired
  • Network
  • Runtime 30
  • Genres Documentary, Special Interest
  • Airs
  • Rating
  • IMDB
  • Schedules Direct
  • TV.com
  • Last Updated By Cole_on
  • Last Updated 05/18/2012 11:32am

Actors

Backgrounds (Fan Art)

Full HD backgrounds you can use as your desktop wallpaper or in your favorite TV project. All are 1280x720 or 1920x1080.

Banners

Legacy banners that use less vertical space. Each is 758x140.

Posters

Posters can be used in coverflow applications and in social media applications. They are 680x1000.

Join the Community!

Track and react with millions of Art of the Northern Renaissance fans just like you on TV Time.

TV Time