Saturday, December 5, 2020
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Of churches and galleries

An afternoon with the van Gogh exhibition in Melbourne reminded me of a quote I came across a while back about galleries and art lovers—and how they seem a lot like churches and believers.

More than Manifest

Manifest is no more. But creativity still matters.


Authorship determines value.

The human touch

An artist who spends more time with the subject of a painted portrait reveals more about the subject’s character, doctoral research by an Avondale lecturer shows.

Recreating a vision and mission for worship

Music minister to present creativity in worship stream at upcoming creative arts festival.

Luke’s picture and Mary’s song

Earlier this year, I was privileged to spend an afternoon in one of the world’s great art museums, where I stumbled across a temporary exhibition of religious art and iconography.

Art series available on demand

A documentary series investigating some of the most famous religious art in history is now available online and on demand.

Young Adventists display faith in shop window

With shopping centres looking more crowded than churches nowadays, a group of creative-minded young Adventists in Britain decided to showcase their faith in a shop window.

Art series paints spiritual themes

Why did Rembrandt paint himself as the Prodigal Son? Why did Van Gogh paint his ginger beard on Lazarus? Why did Caravaggio paint his own head in the place of Goliath’s head?

Avondale art lecturer goes for gold

An Avondale College lecturer is painting a Paralympic gold medallist for two of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes.
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