Medieval Art’s Enduring Hold on Pop Culture | Smart News

Medieval Art’s Enduring Hold on Pop Culture | Smart News

Frontispiece; Title Page (1893), Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris for the Kelmscott Press Courtesy of the Getty From Harry Potter to Game of Thrones, pop culture is saturated with medieval imagery. Now, a new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, “The Fantasy of the Middle Ages,” explores this connection by juxtaposing medieval art with the … Read more

Inside Hieronymus Bosch’s Surreal Visions of Heaven and Hell | Smart News

Inside Hieronymus Bosch’s Surreal Visions of Heaven and Hell | Smart News

Meilan Solly Associate Editor, History In Hieronymus Bosch’s visions of hell, Satan and his followers subject sinners to an endless parade of punishments. A hare captures a former hunter, trussing him up to a pole as a pair of hunting dogs maul a man nearby. A gambler has his hand impaled on a table as … Read more