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Seminar 5:
The Face of Christ in
Some Works at the NGV

The figure of Christ features in many paintings and sculpture on display in the NGV, St Kilda Road. Through the centuries artists have portrayed Christ either in scenes from biblical narratives or in more devotional works. In this illustrated tour we will explore the different ways artists sought to express visually the meaning of the Incarnation: "God with us."

Date Saturday 13 April
Time 10.30 am –12.00 noon
Venue National Gallery of Victoria, St Kilda Road
Cost $15 (concession: $12)
Director Dr Claire Renkin
Art Historian Claire Renkin is Senior Lecturer at Yarra Theological Union — MCD University of Divinity.

Participants should meet at the entrance to the NGV in St Kilda Road by 10.30 am. The short tour finishes by 12 noon.

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