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27 May 2020MAD MEN AND THE ARTISTS - HOW THE ADVERTISING INDUSTRY EXPLOITED FINE ART
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MAD MEN AND THE ARTISTS - HOW THE ADVERTISING INDUSTRY EXPLOITED FINE ART Tony Rawlins Wednesday 27 May 2020

Fine art provided advertisers with a great deal of material to use in their creative campaigns. Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo have been particularly rich sources of inspiration.