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date: 06 August 2020

Europe: 20th- and 21st-century Painting, Sculpture, Stained Glass 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture
Author(s):
Tom Devonshire JonesTom Devonshire Jones, Linda MurrayLinda Murray, Peter MurrayPeter Murray

If Christian art, like all art, is partly the product of historical circumstance, then its European expression in the previous and present century has been more complex and multifaceted than at any period since the Renaissance. In retrospect, three underlying preconditions for this complexity are now discernible—political, economic, and sociological.... ...

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