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Cranach: Artist & Innovator

Compton Verney Warwickshire Art

The German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder is remembered for a lot more than his remarkable portraiture. He was a political activist in the town of Wittenberg, and the force behind huge changes in age-old religious practices. He was also best friends with the revolutionary Martin Luther. Even 500 years later, Cranach’s influence endures as a radical thinker. In this online exhibition striking images and a beautifully-produced video tour shed light on his rich and innovative life. There is also a podcast conversation with the show’s curator and contemporary artists influenced by Cranach. The gallery intends to eventually open the exhibition to the public. —E.C.

Compton Verney Compton Verney CV35 9HZ, United Kingdom
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