The Decadence of Art

The Decadence of Art

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Some would see the technical decline of late Roman art as a manifestation of the decadence and “deculturisation” which went hand in hand with other symptoms such as the reduced degree of literacy. The alternative view is that this is a rebirth of popular art, more apt to describing the interior symbols and consciousness of the people living in the age of decadence.

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