Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series

September 12, 2013

Beginning on September 14, the Catholic Artists Society and the Thomistic Institute, will host a monthly series of talks entitled The Art of the Beautiful: Foundations for a Catholic Understanding of the Arts. The series explores the nature of art, beauty, and their place in the social order. Each talk will take place on a Saturday evening starting at 7:30. After the talk there will be a reception, followed by Compline (Night Prayer) sung in the NYU Catholic Center Chapel. The talks will be held at the NYU Catholic Center, 238 Thompson St., New York City. The schedule of the series is as follows: September 14: “Art, for Whose Sake” Gregory Wolfe, editor, Image Journal October 12: “The Responsibility of the Artist” Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P., editor, Magnificat November 16: “Forming the Artist” David Clayton, Thomas More College December 14: “Beauty and the Real” Alice Ramos, St. John’s University January 25: “Love and Artistic Genesis” Anthony Esolen, Providence College February 15: “Virtue and the Artistic Imagination” Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ, Fordham University Video and audio recordings of the talks will be available at the Catholic Artists Society website after each lecture.

Image: Chartres Cathedral, South Rose Window

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