Jan 052008
El Greco: The Burial of the Count of Orgaz

That’s a pretty odd sounding name. Though, there is indeed something orgiastic in the happenings above the funeral, in the strict formal sense. The commotion taking place in the celestial scene (the painting is located in the Church of Santo Tomé, Toledo) appears like the exact opposite of the appropriately grave conduct below: disorderly, joyfully […]