Jesuit Restoration

‘Passion and Persuasion’

audio April 15, 2015

Dr Audrey Nicholls, art curator, takes Pat Coyle on a tour of 'Passion and Persuasion', an exhibition of Jesuit-inspired paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition has been...

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Jesuits and the Arts

April 1, 2015

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during...

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MAR29: Talk – ‘Religious Imagery in Spanish Art of the Golden Age’

March 29, 2015

This talk ‘Religious Imagery in Spanish Art of the Golden Age’ by Dr. Stephen Boyd, University College Cork is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’...

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MAR24: Talk – ‘Old Master Drawings in the National Gallery collection’

March 24, 2015

This talk ‘Old Master Drawings in the NGI collection’ by Niamh MacNally, National Gallery of Ireland is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place...

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MAR22: Talk – ‘Female Baroque Saints’

March 22, 2015

This talk ‘Female Baroque Saints’ by Dr. Catherine Lawless, Trinity College Dublin is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February – 31 May...

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MAR15: Talk – ‘St Alexis, Baroque Opera Star’

March 15, 2015

This talk ‘St Alexis, Baroque Opera Star’ by Adrian Le Harivel, National Gallery of Ireland is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking place from 11 February...

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Rediscovering a Caravaggio masterpiece

March 12, 2015

The National Gallery’s Assistant Director came one day to meet Noel Barber SJ. He had astonishing news for him. That painting from the community dining room – it was an...

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MAR10: Talk – The Agony and the Ecstasy: Male and Female Baroque Saints

March 10, 2015

This talk ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy: Male and Female Baroque Saints’. by Dr. Joseph McDonnell, Freelance art historian is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ taking...

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MAR08: Talk – ‘Saints and Sinners: Carvaggio’s Northern European Followers”

March 8, 2015

This talk ‘Saints and Sinners: Carvaggio’s Northern European Followers” by Dr Louise Kelly, University College Dublin is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints’ which is taking place...

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MAR05: Talk – ‘The Jesuits and the Arts: In the Tridentine Era’

March 5, 2015

This talk ‘The Jesuits and the Arts: In the Tridentine Era‘ by Professor John W. O’Malley SJ, Department of Theology, Georgetown University, Washington DC is associated with the exhibition ‘Passion...

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