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The Audacity of Christian Art film series

How do you paint a figure who is fully human and fully divine?

Presented by Dr Chloë Reddaway, Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Curator in Art and Religion at the National Gallery, this series of seven short films looks at paintings from the National Gallery’s Renaissance collection and explores some surprising and ingenious artistic responses to the challenge of painting Christ. 

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8 videos

Slide number: 1
View time: 0:56

Slide number: 2
View time: 6:21

Slide number: 3
View time: 6:15

Slide number: 4
View time: 6:40

Slide number: 5
View time: 6:40

Slide number: 6
View time: 7:22

Slide number: 7
View time: 7:40

Slide number: 8
View time: 7:40