In recent years there has been a growing interest in questions of religion in contemporary art. Is it just a passing fad or signs of renewed faith in art? This series of refections offers an insiders perspective on the ongoing discussion between faith and art.
“Intriguing and thought provoking read of an often overlooked subject in contemporary art practice by an engaging artist and writer.”
Rosalind Davis, artist, writer and Curator at Collyer Bristow Gallery
“Alastair Gordon talks from the heart about the fast-changing relationship between Christianity and contemporary art... A winning combination of personal experience and a deep knowledge of wider critical debates, God Art sounds a hopeful note that art and faith today may have far more to gain than to lose in sharing their insights and aspirations.”
Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts, Kings College, London.
“Alastair Gordon has done an immense service to those artists whose life and work is shaped or even haunted by God... an honest and open exploration of one artist’s struggle to live and work with integrity as an artist and as a religious believer.”
Daniel A. Siedell, Ph.D. Presidential Scholar and Art Historian in Residence, The King’s College, New York City
Alastair Gordon is a London based artist, tutor and lecturer. He is also author of Beyond Air Guitar: a Rough Guide for Christians in the Arts (Piquant Editions). Alastair is course leader for Critical and Professional Development at the Leith School of Art in Edinburgh.