Contemporary art is well known for being difficult, subversive, and critical—and it is primarily interpreted in these terms. However, by placing a selection of artworks in conversation with Søren Kierkegaard, Anderson will explore ways in which love of neighbor also emerges as a central concern in contemporary artmaking.
Jonathan Anderson is an artist, art critic, and associate professor of art at Biola University. He is the coauthor with theologian William Dyrness of Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses of Modernism (IVP Academic, 2016). He is also Director of the CCCA – sponsership.