Art, Painting
Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago Sébastien Bourdon, "Christ Receiving the Children," 1655.

Art historians have long debated the exact meaning of the term "classicism," which typically denotes a reverence for Ancient Greek and Roman art. The latest Smart Museum exhibition explores how interpretations of classicism have evolved, assembling more than 70 paintings, sculptures and replicas that draw inspiration from ancient art forms.


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