Hollywood, Jack Black, and the Italian Renaissance

    I used to live in Italy and I'd walk around and see art like this:

    Now I live in the U.S. and I drive around and I see art like this:

    Renaissance Italy                               
    Hollywood taps into hard-wired high culture.

    Bottom: Renaissance Ideal City.  I suppose neither US cities nor Italian cities look quite like that today. Or ever did. 
    Jack Black in Gulliver's Travels - 2010  Piero della Francesca - The Ideal City
    Andrea Mantegna The Lamentation over the Dead Christ 1480 Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan, Italy.vanishing perspective
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