Summary Of Veronese's Feast In The House Of Levi

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Freedom of Expression
When we look at Veronese’s painting, Feast in the House of Levi we see a lot going on. From scruffy dogs, man picking their teeth, men dressed in foreign soldier uniforms to midgets and drunks, (PG 673). Which caused an uproar in people’s opinions. Many were simply offended that he chose to make such a spectacle of this religious, holy, and iconic scene of history (PG 673). While others did not feel the ungodly and wicked surroundings around Jesus were justified and right, (PG 673).This was a religious work of art, so going in Veronese must have known in his time that depictions such as these would get him into trouble. Yet, it did not stop him. He could have been motivated to do this for a few reasons. The first, he
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And he did this even though the workplaces he had visited were not as integrated as he had shown. These work of arts focus on how the industry was such a driving force of labor for the Detroit. And because it was still in a time where racism and acceptance of mix races in the work force, and other nationality’s getting the same opportunities and rights as white folks seeing a work of art such as this could either make people irate bring in emotions of anger, or bring in a different view of acceptance. It could have been his way of showing that when working together rather than fighting, by having piece in the races, productivity, technology, the job force all works together and gets things done. It shows his acceptance of a person and their abilities despite their race. It brings the potential of opening its viewer’s eyes to another way of looking at things. However, because it does not depict things in a historically accurate way, it could be taking away from the history of what later generations and people see. It gives a false message. And because of this it makes it so

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