Sister Wendy Beckett On Art & The Sacred


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Rider, 1992. First edition. Very good. 

'In this book, Sister Wendy Beckett explodes the myth that sacred and religious art are synonymous, and shows rather that sacred art is the most intense communication of personal truth, giving the viewer a direct experience of God.

Sister Wendy Beckett who lived in solitude on the grounds of a monastery in Norfolk, she became well known internationally during the 1990s when she presented a series of lyrical BBC television documentaries on the history of art. She died age 88 in 2018.