• Rolf Toman (editor), Achim Bednorz (photographer)
  • Ars Sacra

  • Christian Art and Architecture from the Early Beginnings to the Present Day

Pages: 800
Format: 250 × 380 mm
Cover: Hardcover with motive and additional gold color, clear PET dust jacket
Date of publication: October 2015

"For anyone whose travels include stops to look at sacred art, 'Ars Sacra' will be a godsend."                       Wall Street Journal
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  • ISBN: 978-3-8480-0895-7 (GB)

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Ars Sacra is a unique tribute to 2000 years of Christian art, architecture and spirituality. This glorious tome takes the reader on a tour through seventeen centuries of sacral art, architecture, and culture, from the late antiquity to the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Art Nouveau to works by contemporary artists such as Marc Chagall and Gerhard Richter. As an opulent feast of the senses, this glorious tome impresses with the detail views specifically fitted for the format. The viewer comes within grasp of the displayed objects, often even closer than in reality, and can leisurely indulge in the details. Excellently researched texts take the reader on a tour through the epochs and highlight the specific changes in the sacral art, architecture, and culture.

The editor Rolf Toman could win experts such as Dr. Uwe Geese, Dr. Barbara Borngässer, Prof. Dr. Bruno Klein, Prof. Dr, Rainer Warland, Prof. Dr. Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck, Prof. Dr. Bruno Boerner, and Dr. Maria-Christina Boerner for this standard work.

Achim Bednorz is a photographer specialized in architecture and art, who has successfully released several publications in this area, some with h.f.ullmann.

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• Over 1700 years of Christian art: from early Christianity to the present day
• Abundant illustration, high quality photographies
• Substantial overview about the individual epochs
• Excurses on special topics
• Extensive glossary

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