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Religion & Contemporary Art By Anthony Padgett
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These essays explore the relationship between art and religion. The first part, 2001-2002, is essays about “The Ism”, where 1994-9 Padgett united religious and spiritual perspectives by... More > uniting the art-forms appropriate to them. The second part is essays from 2002-2005, when Padgett studied at Wimbledon School of Art, London, for an MA in Theory of Contemporary Art and Performance. Padgett looks at artists (Damien Hirst, Thomas Hirschhorn, Anton Artaud, Jake and Dinos Chapman Brothers, Guillermo Gomez-Pena etc) and develops the idea of “Postmodern Religious Art”. His program of uniting the art-forms is progressed by uniting the specific material forms of religions in semi-irony with the profane – whilst keeping the sacred as of highest importance. The final part is the questionnaire that Padgett submitted to the Employment Tribunals, giving the main arguments behind his claim that the Tate Galleries were exercising religious discrimination in the way they selected artworks.< Less
The Rainbow Swastika Conspiracy By Anthony Padgett
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The 1930's Depression was fertile ground for Hitler's rise to power and now a 21st century world leader is arising against a background of dwindling energy resources, global warming, religious... More > extremism, financial meltdown and the growing economic power of China, India and Saudi Arabia. David Wolfe, a Jewish sculptor, is caught up in Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist prophecies, about Messiahs and the end of the world. He embarks on a global journey around art galleries, archaeological digs, business headquarters and religious sites. Based on a true story, this novel exposes the battle between East and West, to uncover the Rainbow Swastika Conspiracy. The book is based on Padgett's work for the Palestinian Department of Antiquities, his award winning sculpture "Zoroastrian Icarus", his lectures in New York and at Tate Modern, his 2 year Tribunal case against Mr Tony Blair and the Tate Galleries, and on his prophecies made on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year 2007. 7.7.7.< Less
SANTA - and how he got his beard By Anthony Padgett
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A charming tale of how the young Santa got his beard. Visit the North Pole and Bethlehem and meet Rudolph, the camels, the sheep, the wise men and a very special baby.
The Religious Contemporary Art of Anthony Padgett 1994-2006 By Anthony Padgett
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This lavish photographic book documents the artwork of Anthony Padgett in his groundbreaking and influential quest to understand religion and art. THEISM/ THE-ISM (1994 – 2001) was his... More > modernist “ism” to end all “isms”. A spiritual search to reconcile the Mystical & Moral perspectives through art. POSTMODERN RELIGIOUS ART – (2002-2006) was his uniting a diversity of faiths in superficial work that was still a genuine expression of faith. Included are his numerous exhibitions, Artist-in-Residency, Art Technology Award 2002, International Jewish Artist of the Year Award 2004 finalist work, commission for Liverpool Biennial 2004, performance at Edinburgh Fringe 2005 and legal case against the Tate Galleries 2005-7. He has been featured in the Guardian, the Mail on Sunday, Times, Times Educational Supplement and BBC Radio 4. He gave talks at the New York Studio School of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art and Tate Modern. Padgett has an MA in Theory of Contemporary Art & Performance.< Less
The Millennium Angel By Anthony Padgett
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This book is the story of the the creation of Anthony Padgett's award winning sculpture “The Millennium-Angel” a 14 year project that began in 1994 and completed in 2008. It is a... More > photographic journal documenting the carving of his limestone sculpture and his visionary project to commemorate the millennium by harnessing the cutting edge technologies of leading UK computer manufacturers to recreate an enlarged version of it as a bronze sculpture that now resides at Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire, UK. www.millennium-angel.co.uk< Less
World Religion And Modern Art By Anthony Padgett
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An essential book on a broad range of World religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Gnosticism, etc) Modern art forms (Romanticism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism,... More > YBAs, Postmodernism etc) and artists. This analysis gets to the heart of what constitutes religious art in a modern age. The book includes the work of art theorists (Benjamin, Greenberg, Debord, Bakhtin, Bataille, Sontag, Derrida) and over 120 key artists.< Less
The Religious Contemporary Art of Anthony Padgett 1994-2006 By Anthony Padgett
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This lavish photographic book documents the artwork of Anthony Padgett in his groundbreaking and influential quest to understand religion and art. THEISM/ THE-ISM (1994 – 2001) was his... More > modernist “ism” to end all “isms”. A spiritual search to reconcile the Mystical & Moral perspectives through art. POSTMODERN RELIGIOUS ART – (2002-2006) was his uniting a diversity of faiths in superficial work that was still a genuine expression of faith. Included are his numerous exhibitions, Artist-in-Residency, Art Technology Award 2002, International Jewish Artist of the Year Award 2004 finalist work, commission for Liverpool Biennial 2004, performance at Edinburgh Fringe 2005 and legal case against the Tate Galleries 2005-7. He has been featured in the Guardian, the Mail on Sunday, Times, Times Educational Supplement and BBC Radio 4. He gave talks at the New York Studio School of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art and Tate Modern. Padgett has an MA in Theory of Contemporary Art & Performance.< Less
HOW TO FIND & CREATE AN ORIGINAL ART MASTERPIECE By Anthony Padgett
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HOW TO FIND & CREATE AN ORIGINAL ART MASTERPIECE An Art Register for Artists, Curators and the General Public. Arising out of a case involving the Tate Galleries. Ever felt lost for words in... More > front of a work of art. This book will help you speak with knowledge and real understanding. This book is not about following other people's mis-understanding of art, but about developing and following your own understanding. Using a checklist and system of forms you can develop a way to analyse and interact with modern and contemporary art.< Less
Selected Paintings From "A Year With Vincent Van Gogh" By Anthony Padgett
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"Selected Paintings From A Year With Vincent Van Gogh” is a fully illustrated book of Anthony David Padgett’s life changing project studying the legacy of Van Gogh. It is a story... More > that is relevant to everyone today. In the 2017 he created 67 oil paintings in his own unique style to parallel and contrast Van Gogh's life with his own. The year brought him a deeper appreciation of nature, the seasons and family that are relevant to everyone. This fully illustrated book shares many of the paintings from the year.< Less
World Religion And Modern Art By Anthony Padgett
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An essential book on a broad range of World religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Gnosticism, etc) Modern art forms (Romanticism, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism,... More > YBAs, Postmodernism etc) and artists. This analysis gets to the heart of what constitutes religious art in a modern age. The book includes the work of art theorists (Benjamin, Greenberg, Debord, Bakhtin, Bataille, Sontag, Derrida) and over 120 key artists.< Less

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