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 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 […]