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. Fresco by the artist Giotto (1267-1337).
Lamentation for the Dead Christ. Fresco by the artist Giotto (1267-1337). Credit: Mauro Magliani for Alinari/Alinari Archives, Florence/Alinari via Getty Images
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