Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Art for Advent

Tempera on Panel, 150 cm x 156 cm
Uffizi, Florence, Italy

The series Art for Advent begins Sunday, November 29. Offering a look at the meaning of Christmas through paintings, the series of five-minute videos is written and narrated by art historian James Romaine, Ph.D. Featured are paintings of the Annunciation by Fra Angelico (November 29), Fra Filippo Lippi (December 6), Sandro Botticelli (December 13), and Leonardo da Vinci (December 20).

Here's a preview:

My thanks to ArtWay for the link to Seeing Art History.

Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art

Christians in the Visual Arts

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