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from CCCA Cultural Conversations
by Matt Jenson, William Dyrness, Melissa Schubert, Trevor Hart, and Jonathan A. Anderson
November 8, 2013
A panel of great minds discuss art, philosophy, and theology. The group considers the place of art in the church, its value beyond didacticism, and the power of art to transform the imagination.
from Violence & Peace in Contemporary Art
by Lia Chavez
March 2, 2013
Artist Lia Chavez shares a selection of her performance-based artwork. She discusses the underlying vision of her work, explaining that she aims to make her life a work of art. Chavez explains how ...
by David Bentley Hart
March 1, 2013
Dr. David Bentley Hart evaluates several aesthetic philosophies, demonstrating how they fall short of properly defining beauty. He argues that beauty is neither a result of mere form and tactic nor...
from Christian Scholarship in the 21st Century: Prospects and Perils
by Jonathan A. Anderson
May 19, 2012
Prof. Jonathan Anderson discusses the rift between Christian theology and contemporary art theory and production that occurred in the 20th Century, using Rosalind Krauss' critique as a jumping off ...
by Jessica Brown, Frederick Duquette, and Natasha Duquette
February 6, 2014
A variety of writers and scholars consider the aesthetic views of Jane Austen as demonstrated in her literary works. They explain how she engages her contemporaries' philosophical perspectives and ...
from 2014 CCCA Razor's Edge Conference
by David Goa
March 1, 2014
Art curator David Goa explains how he has put together an exhibition that will demonstrate the story of God and humanity to meet the desire of art connoisseurs to engage with story and meaning. He ...
by Jonathan Puls, Patty Wickman, David Goa, Laura Lasworth, and Jeff Rau
February 28, 2014
A panel of artist scholars discuss how story manifests itself within and contributes to art, especially static art. The panelists offer their insights on the topic as well as reflect together on im...
by Trevor Hart, Melissa Schubert, Daniel Callis, and Christopher Davidson
November 5, 2013
A panel of great minds discuss art, philosophy, and theology. The group considers when or whether a piece is ever "finished," and the ways that these works can be revisited.
March 2, 2013
Dr. David Bentley Hart discusses the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, who saw reality as stemming from a fundamental difference, or violence. Within this philosophy, art as it is commonly perceived na...
March 2, 2013
Professor Jonathan Anderson introduces the symposium to the discussion of violence and art. He identifies three types of violence that will be brought into discussion: violence of conspicuous injur...