Art of the Spiritual

A discussion on the art history of Westernised spirituality with Imogen Mason.

Join us for a talk which ponders what it means today to be spiritual, and how the notion of spirituality has changed with time. We trace our way through the Mediterranean and Western Europe, exploring Ancient Greece, Renaissance Venice and fifteenth century Germany along the way, focussing on flagship artworks that have ultimately moulded our modern conception of spirituality. Through an analysis of historically significant artworks, this talk will examine the effect of spirituality and just how important it was—and remains—to society as a whole, and perhaps most fundamentally, to the individual.

Imogen Mason is a Ramsay Scholar at Australian Catholic University.

The talk will take place in the Creator Space at Chatswood Library.

This event is part of the Council curated exhibition Spirit Wave and Chatswood Culture Bites.

Image: Jacopo Tintoretto, The Last Supper (detail), 1592-1594, oil on canvas, 365 x 568 cm. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore.


  • Saturday, 20 May 2023 | 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM


Creator Space, Chatswood Library, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, 2067, View Map

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