Christian Art


ISBN: 9781912552559 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9781912552559

Publication date: January 22, 2021

Format: Paperback

Extent: 414 pages

Dimensions: 216mm(length) 140mm(width)

Imprint: Lion Scholar

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Explore the rich history and influence of Christian art from Antiquity to the present day.

Michelle Brown traces the rich history of Christian art, crossing boundaries to explore how art has reflected and stimulated a response to the teachings of Christ, and to Christian thought and experience across the ages.

Embracing much of the history of art in the West and parts of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australasia, Michelle considers art of the earliest Christians to the modern day. Featuring articles by invited contributors on subjects including Icons; Renaissance Florence; Rubens and the Counter-Reformation; Religious Folk Art; Jewish Artists; Christian Themes; Making the St John’s Bible, and Christianity and Contemporary Art in North America, Christian Art is an ideal survey of the subject for all those interested in the world’s artistic heritage. 

• Comprehensive and authoritative text from the Early Christian period to the modern day
• Wide international coverage
• Feature articles on special subjects by a team of experts from around the world

Meet the author: Dr Michelle P. Brown

Dr. Michelle Brown

Michelle P. Brown is Professor of Medievel Manuscript Studies at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and former Curator of Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library.

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