Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016 | 6:30 PM

EAST BUILDING, SECU AUDITORIUM (THURSDAY), EAST BUILDING, SECU DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER (FRIDAY)

 

Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics include the great masters, African art, the Islamic world, photography, and new media.

This segment explores the development of art out of Roman and Greek traditions in the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire and other prominent regions in early Christian art. Iconic examples of great churches and the art that adorned them; discussion of the spiritual, cultural, and political histories to which they are tied.

Image: Circle of the Berlinghieri Family, Madonna and Child, circa 1230–40, tempera and gold leaf on panel, 28 1/4 x 19 1/4 in., Gift of Wachovia Bank and Trust Company

 

  • $20 Members (per class)
  • $25 Nonmembers (per class)

 

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