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Immaculate Conception

Painting of the Immaculate Conception follow a certain pattern. In this ArtSpeaks, we will unpack the different symbolism to fully understand what each means and gain a better understanding of Mary.

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Dance of Death

The Dance of Death was a somewhat morbid fresco that could be found in early churches. This ArtSpeaks explains what it is and why churches would have them in their walls.

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The Agony in the Garden

Andrea Mantegna paints, in a very stylized manner, the Agony in the Garden on what looks like an altar as an allegory to Christ’s Passion as a sacrifice.

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