Faith and Doubt in Art

Faith and Doubt in Art

What is the connection between Western Christian art and modern art? Why was the pursuit of naturalism so key to painters across the centuries? And why did the Enlightenment lead to the darkest paintings the world had ever seen?

Julian Spalding makes the case for looking at art through the lens of religious belief. In a talk that is lively, spirited and full of personal conviction Spalding challenges us to question why painting styles changed over time. This is one man's invitation to look at pictures again with fresh eyes.

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