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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist John McNaughton (Part 7)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the seventh piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. John McNaughton Religion and politics make strange yet frequent bed fellows. John McNaughton’s work is highly polemical. For him, the issues are obvious and the answers are simple. This …

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Trevor Southey (Part 6)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the sixth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Trevor Southey Trevor Southey is a controversial art figure. Steeped in the intellectual high arts he found the paintings of Harry Anderson representing the Mormon Church at the 1964 …

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Kirk Richards (Part 5)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the fifth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Kirk Richards   The work of Kirk Richards seeks to integrate the traditions of contemporary art, historic Christian icons, and LDS religious imagery. All the images of Jesus examined …

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Mormon Christs: Introduction (Part 1)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

A couple of years back, I wrote a six-part series entitled Five Evangelical Christs. My academic research is on the relationship between religion and contemporary art; so of course, images of Christ is a natural part of that. I’ve become interested in how Jesus is represented in different faith traditions. I naturally started with my …

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