El Greco: Genius of Spanish Art El Greco: Genius of Spanish Art
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) El Expolio by El Greco El Greco wanted to be a great artist. (His name means “the Greek.”) Like... El Greco: Genius of Spanish Art

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El Expolio by El Greco

El Greco wanted to be a great artist. (His name means “the Greek.”) Like many Greek artists of his time, El Greco moved to Venice, Italy. Venice was alive with cultural change, achievement, and art during a period of time called the Renaissance. As an artist, El Greco wanted to make a name for himself in the art world. But later, when he arrived in Rome, all artists were working under the long shadow of two greats: Michelangelo and Raphael. Thei...

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