“I just happen to love ordinary things”

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2019
1:00 PM | AUDITORIUM, SECOND FLOOR
THE SOMETHING SERIES: THE HEART IN ACTION

 Andy Warhol,  $199 Television , 1961, painting in casein, oil paint, and wax (detail) | Whitney Museum of American Art | CC BY 2.0

Andy Warhol, $199 Television, 1961, painting in casein, oil paint, and wax (detail) | Whitney Museum of American Art | CC BY 2.0

A presentation by Francis Greene, Art Historian, on Andy Warhol’s realism and the religious sense

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Art is the image of creation, but if it were only this, it wouldn’t have life. Art lives because it is the image of God in creation. It is the image of the return of creation to God, but art would not be alive as an image of God if the artist was not himself an image of God-Person.

~William Congdon, Notes from a talk to ISTRA, June 12, 1975

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