Why babies in medieval paintings look Why people never smiled in old photos 2 days ago   02:39

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Why are the babies in medieval art so ugly? Phil Edwards dug a little to find out: http://www.vox.com/2015/7/8/8908825/ugly-medieval-babies

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Ezan Bajrami
Woah baby calm it down.
Damn baby's growing too fast
multifandom
Medieval baby paintings are uglier than me.
Ray Mak
Ugly babies
Ria C
On a scale of one to Medieval babies: How done are you?
Ahmed Halim
As they say " the monkey in his mother's eye is a deer "
Peyton Horan
We all know we clicked cus of the title
Neha Wagley
0:26 Face swap
Neha Wagley
0:11 Well I’m sorry that I’m not good enough for you
Lsd Strawberry
Easy. Artists hated babies
Ma Mo :}
“And some naked structures.”
Alina Nistor
Still better than modern art
Kyra The Tree Pixie
It's because real babies weren't invented yet. And those really were ugly old men.
Giuseppe LoGiurato
👎👎👎
Giuseppe LoGiurato
This video is EXTREMELY insulting... The maker of this film clearly has absolutely zero education about Orthodox Christian iconography, and obviously, he doesn't care to learn... ("Homunculus" is an old fashioned idea about the nature of sperm; it has nothing to do with the images of Christ with his mother.)

Millions of Christian people around the world adore and venerate the icons of what this guy calls "ugly babies"; to them, the is image is very precious and beautiful... What next? A video about why The Theotokos (Mary) didn't pluck her eyebrows, or why Krishna wore way too much eye-makeup, or why Buddha didn't follow the Keto diet? Couldn't Zoroaster afford a beard-trimmer? Can't we have a skinny Santa Claus? Does this guy confuse religious images with his own SEARS catalogue idea of what is pleasing to the eye?
Vidya Felz
He pronouncing renaissance is weird tho 😕
Gaming bee
Damn I’m still a ugly baby





But 17 years old
Gacha UNICORN
2:16
“We want babies that look like they need their cheeks pinched not their prostates checked”

Me:🤣🤣🤣🤣 you got we there😂👍🏻
Marco Continanza
"a boat is just a money pit"

Subscribed instantly...
zahrim bizarre
I was expecting a more mundane reason along the lines «just like his father» or something.
Fire Skull
1:34
Thanos : I have already done but you done without infinity stones ?
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Why people never smiled in old photos Why babies in medieval paintings look 2 days ago   03:20

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Early portraits looked pretty grim.

A lot of old photos from the 19th and early 20th century are fraught with doom and gloom—and on the occasion the literal dead face. That led to the popular belief that people just did not smile in old photographs. The common explanation is due to the limited technology at the time to capture a smile. Exposure times were long and the thinking was it's easier to hold a serious expression over a long period. Another theory included early photography being heavily influenced by painting (which meant no smiling).

Read more on why photographs were sans smiles at: http://www.vox.com/2015/4/8/8365997/smile-old-photographs

Video by Phil Edwards and Gina Barton.
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