NJOY SOME of the most enchanting paintings from art history on Sunday, November 24th at 12:30PM in the church basement of Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church in Newton, MA. Gwyneth Holston, Catholic artist and Corpus Christi Watershed blogger, will be giving a lecture on the story behind sacred art from the Gothic era through the Pre-Raphaelite. Each work discussed will have a link to the Advent season and the traditional feast days for the month of December.
Some of the featured works include:
The Last Judgment by Hans Memling
The Immaculate Conception by Tiepolo
The Portinari Altarpiece by Hugo van der Goes
FORMING THE ARTIST — An evening with David Clayton
The Catholic Artists Society and the Thomistic Institute in New York invite you to this third event in The Art of the Beautiful series. Internationally known artist, writer, teacher and broadcaster, David Clayton will speak on the formation of artists. The lecture will be held at the Catholic Center at NYU on November 16th at 7:30PM
Mr. Clayton is Artist-in-Residence and lecturer at Thomas More College in NH. He wrote, produced and presented the 13-part TV series, The Way of Beauty (2011). His writing appears in many publications and websites, including his popular blog:
The lecture will be followed by a reception and sung Compline, the nighttime prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours. Admission is free but space is limited. We encourage you to arrive early to get a seat!