In a cloister of S. Miniato without Florence, also, he wrought the lives of the Holy Fathers, chiefly in terra-verde, and partly in colour; wherein he paid little regard to effecting harmony by painting with one colour, as should be... Continue Reading →
Professor John Harvey presented The Hearing Ear and the Seeing Eye: Transformative listening to the biblical image as a keynote for the inaugural Visual Theology conference in Chichester. Harvey’s manner is understated, his clothes often black - perhaps like his... Continue Reading →
Visual Theology I 19th-20th October 2018 The Bishop’s Palace, Chichester; The Chapel of the Ascension, University of Chichester; in association with the Diocese of Chichester Our two-day conference explored ‘Transformative Looking Between the Visual Arts and Christian Doctrine (1850-Now)’. Together... Continue Reading →
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In association with Marlborough College, The Visual Theology Symposia present: Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni Saturday 21st and 22nd September, 2019 ‘All great art is praise’ John Ruskin This conference aims to celebrate the life and work of John Ruskin... Continue Reading →
John Everett Millais’ small oil painting The Blind Girl (1854 – 1856, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery) depicts two girls sitting in the middle of a field. It is one of his most original compositions which critics and galleries of... Continue Reading →
On the first of October, the National Gallery opens their tale of two contemporaries: Andrea Mantegna (1430/1–1506) and Giovanni Bellini (active about 1459–1516). The show aims to examine their familial ties and to some extent their home cities, presenting a... Continue Reading →