Art, Creativity, And The Sacred / Edition 1

Art, Creativity, And The Sacred / Edition 1

by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
     
 

ISBN-10: 082640829X

ISBN-13: 9780826408297

Pub. Date: 08/01/1995

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

A collection of essays concerning religion and art, including contributions by Barbara Novak, Leo Steinberg, Paul Tillich, Wassily Kandinsky, John Dixon Jr., David Tracy, Joshua Taylor, and Langdon B. Gilkey.

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A collection of essays concerning religion and art, including contributions by Barbara Novak, Leo Steinberg, Paul Tillich, Wassily Kandinsky, John Dixon Jr., David Tracy, Joshua Taylor, and Langdon B. Gilkey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826408297
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
982,121
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Introduction
1Concerning the Spiritual in Art3
2Craft: Making and Being8
3The Art of Deception12
4Reflections on Art and the Spirit: A Conversation24
5The Seven Functions of the Hands of Christ: Aspects of Leonardo's Last Supper37
6In Alia Effigie: Caravaggio's London Supper at Emmaus64
7The Nationalist Garden and the Holy Book80
8The Religious Impulse in American Art95
9George Segal's Abraham and Isaac: Some Iconographic Reflections105
10The Origin and Use of Images in India127
11Foundations for a Religio-Aesthetic Tradition in Japan138
12Judaism and Art155
13An Islamic Perspective on Symbolism in the Arts: New Thoughts on Figural Representation164
14The Sacred and the Modern Artist179
15Can Art Fill the Vacuum?187
16Artists and Church Commissions: Rubin's The Church at Assy Revisited193
17The Aesthetic Dimension in Theology205
18Art and Ultimate Reality219
19The Religious Classic and the Classic of Art236
20Question: When Is Religion Art? Answer: When It Is a Jar250
21Art, Religion, and the Elite: Reflections on a Passage from Andre Malraux262
22Painting As Theological Thought: The Issues in Tuscan Theology277
23Theological Reflections on an Image of Woman: Picasso's Girl before a Mirror297
24Berdyaev and Rothko: Transformative Visions304
25Theological Expressions Through Visual Art Forms311
Sources for the Study of Christianity and the Arts321
Special Topic Bibliographies330
Contributors337

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