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Arts, Volume 1, Issue 1 (September 2012), Pages 1-12

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Open AccessEditorial Welcome to Arts, a New Open Access, Multidisciplinary and Comprehensive Online Journal
Arts 2012, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/arts1010001
Received: 3 July 2012 / Accepted: 4 July 2012 / Published: 4 July 2012
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Arts is the latest open access journal from MDPI and the first scholarly journal to house all the arts—decorative, fine, performing—under one roof. It is a journal without temporal or geographical boundaries that encourages innovative contributions to research that are succinct or [...] Read more.
Arts is the latest open access journal from MDPI and the first scholarly journal to house all the arts—decorative, fine, performing—under one roof. It is a journal without temporal or geographical boundaries that encourages innovative contributions to research that are succinct or lengthy, theoretical or historical, interdisciplinary or narrowly-focused. Individual articles on a broad range of topics will provide a stimulating forum for cross-disciplinary fertilization; special issues edited by leading scholars will provide deeper and more comprehensive insight into particular facets of the arts that are pertinent and timely. [...] Full article

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Open AccessEssay Text and Image. Fresco of Iphigenia from Gian Battista Tiepolo. Villa Valmarana near Vicenza
Arts 2012, 1(1), 3-12; doi:10.3390/arts1010003
Received: 10 July 2012 / Revised: 23 July 2012 / Accepted: 25 July 2012 / Published: 3 August 2012
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This essay examines the representation of the sacrifice of Iphigenia in the fresco by Gian Battista Tiepolo, located in Villa Valmarana near Vicenza. It explores the origins of the myth, beginning with the tragedy of Aeschylus, and continues to explore interpretations in [...] Read more.
This essay examines the representation of the sacrifice of Iphigenia in the fresco by Gian Battista Tiepolo, located in Villa Valmarana near Vicenza. It explores the origins of the myth, beginning with the tragedy of Aeschylus, and continues to explore interpretations in the Latin literature until the Baroque period. The essay focuses especially on the patriarchal figure of Agamemnon, and the meaning of his hidden face. Full article
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