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The audacity of Christian art: This world and the next: Christ on earth; Christ in heaven | National Gallery

"Christian Art: Earth and Heaven" explores the audacious depiction of Christ in both earthly and heavenly realms. It highlights how artists used innovative techniques to represent Christ's dual nature, bridging the gap between divine and human. This bold approach revolutionized Christian art, offering new ways to visualize faith.

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  • aqualine tree style avatar for user David Alexander
    Our understanding of things has, in the past 200 years, been reduced to what is captured by a camera in the blink of a shutter. These paintings seem to ignore the passage of time, and layer one time's features upon another, enriching our understanding through story telling. OK, this is Renaisance stuff. Is later art of any sort similarly built up on "temporal layers" to tell stories?
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