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05-02-2017

Lord Harries, 'Understanding Faith through the eyes of Stanley Spencer'

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Gresham College lecture on You Tube, uploaded on August 26th, 2011 The reputation of Stanley Spencer continues to grow. All his life he painted Christian themes with his fresh and distinctive vision. For him art was the product not so much of talent as love, and this love enables us to see everything as it truly is, newly risen to life. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website [LRH]

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05-02-2017

Roger Wagner, 'Contemporary Christian Art; Marching to an Antique Drum'

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Gresham College lecture on You Tube, uploaded on May 4, 2012 Artist Roger Wagner offers an overview of his own career and perspectives on the pressures faced by a modern Christian artist. He details the influence of artists such as Giorgio de Chirico and TS Eliot on his work, as well as his resistance to what Robert Hughes has called "institutional modernism". This talk was a part of the Gresham College conference, 'Thinking Theologically about Modern Art'. The full conference can be accessed on the Gresham College website: [RW]

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