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The Arch of Constantine, Rome, 312-315 CE, Photo by Xerones via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution license.

The Arch of Constantine: What’s with the Bad Sculpture?

Actually, only some of the sculptures are bad… and only compared to others on the same monument.  Art historians refer to this as a problem.  At the very least, it’s curious. The Emperor Constantine built this triumphal arch to commemorate his … Continue reading