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Postmodern Heretics: Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art

Postmodern Heretics Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art The art controversies emerging in the Culture War in the U S involved artists from Catholic roots like Mapplethorpe Serrano Finley and Gober additionally those who avoided notoriety with response

  • Title: Postmodern Heretics: Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art
  • Author: Eleanor Heartney
  • ISBN: 9781877675508
  • Page: 278
  • Format: Paperback
  • The art controversies emerging in the Culture War in the U.S, involved artists from Catholic roots like Mapplethorpe, Serrano, Finley, and Gober additionally, those who avoided notoriety with responses ranging from belief to outright rejection also reflect a sense of body and sexuality that is distinctly Catholic.

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    1 thought on “Postmodern Heretics: Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art

    1. Eleanor Heartney's recent foray into religion and art seems promising given the cover endorsements by Andrew Greely, a well known priest and expositor of Catholic culture, and Arthur Danto, the high priest of art world criticism and theory. Yet a careful reading of Greely's blurb shows he is only restating her thesis (i.e. "Heartney claims ") and not a value judgment at all. This is telling. The book isn't worth the time it takes to read. Either from the perspective of a curious Catholic or an a [...]

    2. I was raised Catholic, and right after a turn toward a much deeper devotion to the Church, I finally broke away from Catholicism. I've always loved art. But at times, especially during the period of my life in which I was very involved with the Church, I struggled to understand some modern pieces that reference Catholicism either directly or indirectly. I recommend this book. In some of the artists described therein I saw reflections of myself as a former Catholic--I can identify with their stru [...]

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