EI Weekly Listen – Andrew Graham-Dixon on crisis and great art

Social upheaval has often been a catalyst for artistic change - the Renaissance was no exception. Read by Leighton Pugh.
Lamentation for the Dead Christ, a fresco by Giotto (1267-1337).
ITALY - CIRCA 1991: Lamentation for the Dead Christ (detail), fresco, Giotto (1267-1337), Scrovegni Chapel, Padua (Photo by Mauro Magliani for Alinari/Alinari Archives, Florence/Alinari via Getty Images)
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