Final Talk in the “Art of the Beautiful Series”

February 12, 2014

The last talk in the six-month “Art of the Beautiful” series will take place this Saturday, February 15, at 7:30 P.M. at the NYU Catholic Center. Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J., will be speaking on “Virtue and the Artistic Imagination.” Fr. Koterski is an associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Philosophical Quarterly. He has published more than eighty academic articles on philosophy, theology, and literature. 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. Anthony Esolen, Providence College: “Art and the Glorious Liberty of the Children of God.” Audio. Fr. Koterski’s talk will be on February 15 at 7:30 P.M. at the NYU Catholic Center at 238 Thompson St., NY, NY, followed by Compline. The event is free and open to the public.

Image: William Merritt Chase, Interior of the Artist’s Studio, a.k.a. The Tenth Street Studio.

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