Critical Writing Index

VISUAL ARTS: What is it good for?

by Lee Levitt

The Independent, Dec. 12, 2003

This article discusses several artists who are dealing with religion and war in their art. The article summarizes a group of artists from all over the globe who deal with the issue of war in their own unique manner. The predominant colours of the exhibition are shades of grey, black and red - energy, hope and beauty appear alongside desolation and pain.

ITEM 2003.086 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Stealth CrossLaila Shawa

Chocolate CrucufuxGeorge Heslop

The Light of ChristEddy Panger

Scream ITamara Jovandic Everson

Scream IITamara Jovandic Everson

Holy BookPaolo Ducasse

Left Behind I, II, III, IVVeroncia de Benedetti

Earthly JerusalemYemima Ergas

BambergLeon Kuhn

Wholly JerusalemLuba Kostenko

MasksZory Shahrokhi

Dancing with the WallZory Shahrokhi

An eye for an eye will make the whole world blindRuth Stein