Art as Theology: From the Postmodern to the Medieval (Cross by Andreas Andreapoulos

By Andreas Andreapoulos

faith and spirituality are key points of the modern artwork scene. Following Ronald Barthes' 'death of the writer' - which argued for the dissociation of labor from writer - artistic endeavors have withdrawn as self reliant gadgets, giving option to a transforming into non secular knowledge or perform. 'Art and Theology' examines the relationship among paintings and faith in historic Jewish drama, Greek tragedy, the Renaissance, the Byzantine icon and the medieval cathedral. The booklet explores how artwork misplaced its sacred personality within the past due heart a while and the way the present withdrawal or 'death' of paintings and the fusion of the boundaries of paintings and lifestyles are in step with the medieval view of the spiritual icon.

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