How have artists such as Bruegel, Poussin, and Veronese given very different forms to the idea of the earthbound world giving way to another, better one?
Art historian T. J. Clark discusses paintings of heaven and the life to come, with Caroline Campbell, Director of Collections and Research
Dr Caroline Campbell is our Director of Collections and Research. A specialist in Italian Renaissance painting, her interests range from the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. She has curated ‘Mantegna and Bellini’, ‘Building the Picture’, and ‘Caro: Duccio’.
T.J. Clark is Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of many books including 'The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers'. His latest book is 'Heaven on Earth: Painting and the Life to Come', published by Thames & Hudson.