The greatest story ever painted.

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 story 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 artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages and thus depicts the history of us all.

“Anyone who has any interest in art… anyone who has any interest in visual culture… has to be interested in the Christian story.”
Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times

Directed by Phil Grabsky

 

CHAFFEY THEATRE SCREENING ONLY:

Post-screening workshop
Inspired by the film Easter in Art, along with your own artistic aesthetic, be led by artist and facilitator Ruby Chew on a process-based making journey! This workshop will expose established artists to alternative routes of making, placing the focus on process instead of product and leading to new techniques and outcomes. Fun and informative; challenge the way you make and think about art, break down the pressure of perfectionism, use restrictions as valid, unique lines of enquiry and embrace happy accidents along the way.

Workshop will be held following the Saturday 2pm screening at (3.45pm):

Riverland Youth Theatre – Renmark Institute
54 Ral Ral Avenue, Renmark SA 5341

Film Ticket + Post Show Workshop only $40pp
All workshop materials are included.

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