Audio Recording of Esolen on Love, Freedom, and Art

February 4, 2014

The Catholic Artists Society has made the audio recording of Anthony Esolen’s January 25 lecture in the Art of the Beautiful series available on their website. Professor Esolen’s talk, entitled “Art and the Glorious Liberty of the Children of God,” brings out the essential role that art plays in the realization of a complete human life, illustrating his points with reference to Shakespeare, Dante, and some newly discovered artistic works. Listen to the complete lecture here. The Art of the Beautiful series is co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Artists Society. Information about and audio recordings from previous talks in the series can be found below: Gregory Wolfe, Image: “Art: For Whose Sake?” Audio Peter John Cameron, O.P., Magnificat: “The Responsibility of the Artist.” Audio David Clayton, Thomas More College: “Forming the Artist.” Audio. Alice Ramos, St. John’s University: “Beauty and the Real.” Full text. The sixth and final talk of the series will be on Saturday, February 15, at 7:30 P.M. Joseph Koterski, S.J. will speak on “Virtue and the Artistic Imagination.”

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