A glimpse into the fascinating story of Pompey, one of Rome’s most successful military commanders, who was murdered off the coast of Egypt when a fugitive from his father-in-law, Caesar.
Six of the best, from Nessus, Deianira and Hercules to the sacrifice of Iphigeia, painted by Tiepolo, Rubens, and others.
An illustrated timeline and overview of how the human visual environment, and perception of it, has changed from ancient times to virtual reality.
What to our ancestors would have been blurred and defective images are now accepted as depicting motion. How our perception has changed, thanks to photography.
The man beats the woman quite unfairly, then on the way home they stop off to make love in a temple. Their misbehaviour is punished. More superb narrative paintings.