Art From Egypt To Star Wars

Hour 1:           In the expansive canon of Western art, which images stick and why? Camille Paglia, Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, guides us through her list of the most seminal buildings, sculptures, paintings, and digital art of Western culture this hour. She posits that avant-garde is dead and George Lucas is the greatest artist alive in “Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars” (Vintage, 2013).

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