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A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler
A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler

Titian: Love, Desire, Death

Mar 16 – June 14, 2020
Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK

“Love is the force that leaves you colorless,” writes the Roman poet Ovid in his magnum opus, Metamorphoses. For a commission of 1551, Titian, inspired by stories from Ovid, began what he would refer to as his “poesie” paintings: six large-scale works exploring classical myths of love, temptation, and punishment, five of which are collected at the National Gallery for the first time in over three centuries. —J.V.

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