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Sharing Christ Through the Arts

A Brief History of Religion in Art

“The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, design, crafts, and architecture. Many artistic disciplines such as performing arts, conceptual art, textile arts also involve aspects of visual arts as well as arts of other types. Also included within the visual arts are the applied arts such as industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design and decorative art.” —Definitions.com

For centuries people have used art to depict their environment, life experiences and religion. This brief history of religion in art by TED-Ed provides a brief overview of religion in art.

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