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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dixon, John W.
Nature and grace in art.
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John W Dixon, Jr.
|Description:||x, 220 pages illustrations 24 cm|
|Contents:||Prologue: the search for sacramental form --
Part one. Forms of the Christian imagination. The function of forms in the Christian life --
Art as structure and art as symbol --
Art as structure and art as expression --
The structure of art and the attitude of the artist --
The structure of art and the categories of criticism --
Communication in the visual arts --
Part two. The evidence. Structure and expression in Christian art --
The Renaissance as paradigm --
Types of Christian styles --
The Holy and the Transcendence of drama --
Mannerism and the tragedy of creativity --
Christianity and the art of the twentieth century --
Epilogue: art is the morality of the imaginative life.
|Responsibility:||by John W. Dixon, Jr.|