An Interactive Garden of Earthly Delights

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“The Garden of Earthly Delights”, by Hieronymus Bosch

I was at the Prado recently with my son (quality of life: I live within 15 minutes of three of the world’s greatest art museums – jealous yet?), and we stood transfixed in front of this painting for what turned out to be almost an hour. I so wish I’d discovered this interactive version first – the painting’s hypnotic craziness would have made more sense. Although I’m not sure that “sense” is something that you want to have in mind when looking at Bosch’s paintings.

Close-up of "The Garden of Earthly Delights", by Hieronymus Bosch

Close-up of “The Garden of Earthly Delights”, by Hieronymus Bosch

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