Visual Arts Audio Narrations

What does it mean when we say "art is in the eye of the beholder?" How have artists' subjects changed over the centuries? This collection features diverse art forms (from ancient mosaics to modern cubism).

Art is sometimes created for political purposes. Was that the case for Guido Reni's Abduction of Helen?

Accused of spreading the plague during medieval times, Jews were burned in Strasbourg.

Many of today's English cities had their start as Anglo-Saxon settlements.

Anglo-Saxon warriors, in early Briton, were known as Thegns.

United Irishmen, attempting to free Ireland from British control, lose a battle at Vinegar Hill.

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