New member: Judy Goring

New commission4mission member Judy Goring writes: “After gaining an HND in Art and Design in the early 80’s I had a hugely satisfying career in Graphic Design. Some years later this was replaced by raising a family and working voluntarily in schools as my children grew, culminating in the study of Art History with the […]

Spirituality – the heartbeat of art? (1)

What follows is the text of Jonathan Evens’ presentation in responding to the question ‘Spirituality – the heartbeat of Art?’ at the Art & Spirituality networking evening held at St Andrews Leytonstone: “Sooner or later, if you love art, you will come across a strange fact: there is almost no modern religious art in museums […]

Airbrushed from Art History?

Jonathan Evens is asking for help with a Personal Development project that he is currently undertaking. The project involves him firstly in reviewing and updating his reading on Christian influences on Modern and Contemporary Art and secondly in posting summaries of these influences at his blog. He is calling the series of posts ‘Airbrushed from […]

Airbrushed from Art History

Jonathan Evens has begun a series of posts entitled ‘Airbrushed from Art History’ which argue that religious and/or Christian influences on modern art have been airbrushed out of histories of modern art. He is echoing Daniel A. Siedell‘s call in God in the Gallery, for “an alternative history and theory of the development of modern […]