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Exhibition On Screen: Easter In Art

07 Apr
09 Apr 2020

Directed by

Phil Grabsky

Easter In Art

The story of Christ's death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.

From the triumphant to the savage, the ethereal to the tactile, some of western civilization's greatest artworks focus on this pivotal moment. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter stroy as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

Shot on location in Jerusalem, United States and throughout Europe, the film explores the different ways artist have depicted the Easter story through the ages and thus depicts the history of us all.

Both our screening of Exhibition On Screen: Easter In Art will be introduced by Revd Canon Dr Elizabeth Thomson, Acting Dean Of Derby.