Divining the Spirit in Contemporary Art

Speaker(s): Rachel Hostetter-Smith
Date: July 4 2012
Length: 1h34min
Product ID: RGDL4200K

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This lecture explores the varied ways that Christian symbols, images, and ideas are present in contemporary art - as artists continue to grapple with the fundamental questions of the relationship between the human and the divine from both a genuine faith perspective to one of doubt or animosity.

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Rachel Hostetter Smith is Professor of Art & Gilkison Chair of Art History at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, USA. She is also Project Director and Curator of Charis: Boundary Crossings, an international traveling exhibit of work by Asian and North American artists that explores the implications of Christian faith and artistic practice in a multicultural world.

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