On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art by James Elkins

By James Elkins

Can modern paintings say something approximately spirituality? John Updike calls sleek paintings "a faith assembled from the fragments of our day-by-day life," yet does that suggest that modern paintings is religious? What may perhaps it suggest to assert that the artwork you are making expresses your non secular belief?

On the unusual position of faith in modern Art explores the curious disconnection among spirituality and present artwork. This booklet will aid you stroll right into a museum and discuss the spirituality that's or isn't really obvious within the paintings you see.

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