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Poetry on canvas

About the video:Curator Carol Plazzotta and poet Lavinia Greenlaw talk about Titian, the poetic painter and Ovid, the painterly poet.Learn how Titian borrows the rhyme, rhythm, contrast and surprise of Ovid's poetry to bring depth and human scale to his epic canvases. Titian's 'Diana and Actaeon', 'Diana and Callisto' and 'The Death of Actaeon' are the central paintings in the spectacular multi-arts project 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012', on display at the National Gallery, London until 23 September 2012.Find out more about the exhibition: more on our Channel: the life and work of Titian, including a special Titian playlist: us on Twitter @nationalgallery and use #Titian2012 in your tweets
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