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Art in the Christian Tradition - Vanderbilt Univ

Forest Scene (path from Mas Jolie to Chateau noir)

Autumn (Shepherdess on Dachau Heath)

The Good Shepherd

Class Assignment

Students will have to create presentations based on their topic and lead other students in making simple artwork.

Preliminary topic ideas:

1. Early imagery (Symbols, icons, Christ as Shepherd)
2. Gothic pilgrims (Gothic architecture, design of Cathedral)
3. Patrons of Power (Renaissance patrons in the sacred art, art sponsorship)
4. Field of Vision - the Masters (variety of artists from medieval to contemporary biblical narratives)
5. Current Streams (Contemporary visual culture in/outside the Church)
6. Student individual choice


Subject Guide

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Tonya Fawcett
Morgan Library, Room 204
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574-372-5100 ext. 6297
Morgan Library - Learning Center
Grace College & Seminary
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Winona Lake, IN 46590
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