Sorry, no image available for Christian Art

    Christian Art

    SKU: cmc50536

    Now 8.00 Members' price * Was 20.00

    About

    What makes a work of art Christian - is it in the eye of the artist or the viewer? How was Christian art created and sustained over two millennia? And what is its relationship to the art of other great world religions? These are some of the fascinating questions discussed in this innovative and thoughtful book about our understanding of Christian art today, in which the author treats the art as a response to universal human themes: relationships between women and men, food as an expression of friendship, refugees seeking asylum, coping with old age. Drawing extensively on the international collections of the British Museum, these contemporary themes are followed through a wide range of objects, from pilgrim tokens to ivory figurines and gold and enamel reliquaries, and from a rich selection of prints and drawings to Byzantine, Greek and Russian icons. Stunning examples of the decorative arts yield original and lesser-known Christian iconography as well as significant paintings and chur

    Specification

    Product code: cmc50536
    Price category: 10 to 25
    Title: Christian Art
    Author: Rowena Loverance
    ISBN: 9780714150536
    Number of pages: 248
    Size: 246x189mm
    llustrations: 160 colour
    Weight: 0.993kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    Every purchase supports the Museum

    Delivery & returns

    Free UK delivery on all BMP books (up to a maximum of 5kg).

    Delivery charges for the rest of the world: are calculated depending on the weight (kg) and destination of the order.

    Estimated Delivery times:
    UK and Europe: 5 - 10 working days.
    Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

    For more information, please see our full Delivery policy here

    Returns
    If for any reason you are not entirely happy with books and other products purchased from the shop, we will refund the value of the goods supplied. Please contact Customer Services directly on 0800 218 2222 (or from abroad on +44 (0)20 7079 0970) for individual advice.

    Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges on pierced earrings for hygiene reasons, unless they are faulty.

    For more information, please see our full Returns policy here