God in the Gallery A Christian Embrace of Modern Art Cultural Exegesis [ebook Ebook] ✓ Daniel A. Siedell


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God in the Gallery A Christian Embrace of Modern Art Cultural Exegesis

N addition this book is beautifully enhanced with images from such artists as Andy Warhol Jackson Pollock Enriue MartInez Celaya and others Readers of this book will include professors students artists and anyone interested in Christianity and cultu. I m not that interested in Radical Orthodoxy the Emergent Church or other similar theologicalliturgical movements so to a certain extent some of the author s specifically Christian comments were not that interesting to me However the first two chapters as well as the chapter on Art Criticism may be the clearest discussion I have ever read on what is Modern and Contemporary Art and why it is what it is and I would highly recommend those chapters to anyone Christian or not who was frustrated by the language used

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Is contemporary art a friend or foe of Christianity Art historian critic and curator Daniel Siedell addresses this uestion and presents a framework for interpreting art from a Christian worldview in God in the Gallery A Christian Embrace of Modern A. Being neither Protestant nor suspicious of contemporary art this wasn t as interesting as it might otherwise have been It did have a few decent bits though

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Rt As such it is an excellent companion to Francis Schaeffer's classic Art and the Bible Divided into three parts Theology History and Practice God in the Gallery demonstrates that art is in conversation with and not opposed to the Christian faith I. God in the Gallery is exactly what the subtitle claims a Christian embrace of modern art Daniel A Siedell embraces the contemporary art world and will bring the willing reader along with himI am a layperson when it comes to contemporary art I have no training or degrees but I love to engage with modern art and artists I am a big fan of abstract expressionism I love the aesthetic sensibilities of the Futurists and pop art With Warhol in the lead is a fascinating and fun world But my true art love is the pa

  • Paperback
  • 191
  • God in the Gallery A Christian Embrace of Modern Art Cultural Exegesis
  • Daniel A. Siedell
  • English
  • 14 November 2019
  • 9780801031847

7 thoughts on “God in the Gallery A Christian Embrace of Modern Art Cultural Exegesis

  1. says:

    Being neither Protestant nor suspicious of contemporary art this wasn't as interesting as it might otherwise ha

  2. says:

    Great book must read for Christians who are interested in contemporary art and feel a bit perplexed

  3. says:

    God in the Gallery is exactly what the subtitle claims ‘a Christian embrace of modern art’ Daniel A Siedell embraces the contemporary art world and will bring the willing reader along with himI am a layperson when it comes to contemporary art I have no training or degrees but I love to engage with modern art and artists I am a big fan of abstract expressionism I love the aesthetic sensibilities of the Fut

  4. says:

    Being a reader of Schaeffer and Rookmaaker in years past my artistic interpretation of modern art was definitely shaped by their perspectives My ongoing faith journey having touched on broader fields of Chrisitanity and utter belief of Christ being all in all I found his framework for interpreting modern art fr

  5. says:

    This is a challenging work to both read as well as to review As someone who is both a Christian and who appreciates modern art yes even abstract art I was looking forward to Siedell’s challenge An albeit simplistic outline of this work can be summarized as follows1 Definition and meaning of modern art blend

  6. says:

    I'm not that interested in Radical Orthodoxy the Emergent Church or other similar theologicalliturgical movement

  7. says:

    Very thankful for this book I started reading this at a point where I was beginning to develop several uestions about what I believed and how these beliefs were limiting or silencing how I made art This is a great book to sit with if you wonder how the freedom of art shouldcan interact with the making or viewing of art

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