Art in Week One

introduction and the Trinity

J.S. Bach- Mass in B minor - info on the work, an extensive list of many sites with good info and free (and legal) recordings of Bach.
Kseniya Simonova's sand animation - performance on YouTube, and a background of Ukraine in World War II
Thomas Tallis - Spem in Alium - recording on YouTube, watch in High Quality (HQ) for better sound.
John Tavener - The Lamb - YouTube video of a performance, link to lyrics
Hasegawa Tohaku - Shorin-zu byobu (Pine Trees) - view/download high resolution images of the work
Antoine Dufour - Funky Tonk Guitar Trio - list of performances on video
Jon Butler Trio - Better Than - live studio performance
Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15 Allegro Ma Non Troppo - about the work, audio recording of all five movements

Art in Week Two

the transcendence of God

Bach- Mass in B minor - info on the work, an extensive list of many sites with good info and free (and legal) recordings of Bach
Zanele - Soweto Gospel Choir - their official site, and some of their lyrics. Buy the MP3 album on Amazon MP3
James Turell - bio and some sample work, "Spirituality" episode on ART21

Art in Week Three

the immanence of God

Tim Lowly- Temma on Earth - image on Lowly's flickr page, another look at this work.
Alison Krauss and Union Station - It Doesn't Matter, Little Liza Jane - from their album, So Long, So Wrong (AmazonMP3 link), their official site.
Bill Monroe - Cryin' Holy Unto my Lord, Weeping Willow Tree, Mule Skinner Blues - List of MP3 albums on Amazon, Wikipedia article on The Father of Bluegrass
Krystyna Sanderson - Places of Light #3 - image and some comment, Places of Light series from her site, some of the books she's published.
Makoto Fujimura - January Hour-Baptism - Much of Fujimura's work can be found on his official site. Fujimura also started the International Arts Movement (IAM) and offers many resources on Christianity and art. He blogs here.
Faith and Form Architecture Awards - Winners from 2005 to present

Art in Week Four

creation

Lumiere Brothers - The Serpentine Dance - (c. 1899), the YouTube link, and some basic info on Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
Squire Broel interview - from his official site. His piece, Lanterns, found in comment magazine.
Andy Goldsworthy - official site. His piece, Roof, at the National Gallery. An incredible archive of his work. Netflix link to a documentary of his work, Rivers and Tides.
Jon Rawlison - Kuroshio Sea - video from the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan, the second largest aquarium in the world. Anton Webern - sample of "Sehr langsam" - some info on 12 tone music.
John Cage - 4'33" - listen in many formats, watch a performance of the piece. Wikipedia on John Cage.
Sir Ken Robinson - TED talk - on education and creativity.
method dance - manifesto - link to full performance, official site.

Art in Week Five

humanity

Rouault - multiple works - info on the artist, image of The Old King. "Are we not convicts?"and "we believe ourselves kings." and "Arise, you dead!" from his Miserere series- the whole series can be found here. More info on Miserere.
method dance - manifesto - link to full performance, official site.
Roger Varland - Cain and Abel - an image of the photograph and more info.
Michelangelo - Pieta - image of the sculpture.
John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen - more info on this influential song, see lyrics.
Wendell Berry - VI from 1979 in his book, A Timbered Choir: Sabbath Poems - read this on Google Books, more info on Wendell Berry.

Art in Week Six

incarnation

Liu Bolin - multiple works - some examples of work and artist statement.
sympathetic resonance - more info on this concept/phenomenon.
Gregory King - Compline - some recent work, see also his Constellation paintings
Greg Willson - 2-4-09 (Incarnation) - listen to the piece here (with brief write-up).
Rouault - multiple works - a 2007 New York Times article on Rouault, other clown examples. Christ in the Outskirts.

Art in Week Seven

the cross

Father John Kiefer - Can you drink the cup I Am about to drink? - This piece and others discussed in the context of illustration versus illumination.
Sofia Gubaidulina - Seven Words - some info on the composer, listen to samples and buy mp3 album at eclassical.com.
James MacMillian - Sinfonietta - some info on the composer, listen to samples and buy mp3 album at eclassical.com.
Rouault - Landscape - info and image of this work.
Rothko - No. 14 and others - info on the artist, some samples of Rothko's work.
Kerry James Marshall interview on ART21 - Season 1, Episode 3, ~24:00.
Makoto Fujimura - multiple works and process - some info on his process, visit his site for more info.
Wendell Berry - V from 1996 in his book, A Timbered Choir: Sabbath Poems - read on Google Books.
Lauren Shea Little - The Wounded Healer is at the Gate - her official website, and gallery of her work.
Linda McCray - Passion to Pentecost - view an image of this piece on the artist's website.

Art in Week Eight

sanctification

Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five - this song is from their monumental jazz album, Time Out. Listen to samples/buy through AmazonMP3.
Wendell Berry - V from 1991 in his book, A Timbered Choir: Sabbath Poems - read on Google books, buy through Amazon.
Greg Willson - 5-10-08 and 2-4-09 (Incarnation) - these are some experiments that can be listened to and downloaded at the music section of my website.
Philip Glass - Floe - the prolific composer's Wikipedia page, listen to samples/buy at AmazonMP3.
Gregory King - Compline - some recent work, see also his Constellation paintings.

Art in Week Nine

history, creeds and confessions, outreach/fellowship

Chant - examples of Gregorian chant, Gregorian chants of the Passion (in Latin).
counterpoint and polyphony - Wikipedia article on counterpoint, some more on counterpoint and harmony.
Thomas Tallis - Gloria (from Mass Puer natus est nobis) - recording of a performance on YouTube.
J.S. Bach- Mass in B minor (the Sanctus) - info on the work, an extensive list of many sites with good info and free (and legal) recordings of Bach.
J.S. Bach - Violin Partita No.1 in B Minor (performed by Richard Tognetti) - CD available on Amazon.
Early Christian Painting - used copies available from Amazon.

Art in Week Ten

eschatology

Makoto Fujimura - January Hour-Baptism - available from CIVA's Images of Faith CD, a collection of 100 contemporary works illuminating aspects of Christianity.
Fujimura interview - about two of his pieces, "Shalom Vision" and "Golden Splendor" found here on Vimeo.
Greg Willson - To Those Wandering - play or download the recording and see the lyrics.
Wendell Berry - A Timbered Choir: The Sabbath Poems - Amazon link to this wonderful collection.
Jeremy Begbie - Sense of an Ending lecture - Incredible and fascinating multimedia lecture of theology through the arts.
Olivier Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time (Quatuor pour la fin du temps) - Wikipedia entry has basic info this amazing story and piece. Listen to samples here, MP3 collection including this work on AmazonMP3.
Rouault - Landscape - info and image of this work.