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March 23, 2020
92nd Street Y (between 91st & 92nd street)
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
T 212.415.5500

Ori Z. Soltes
Symbols of Faith: Art in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Traditions

This lavishly illustrated talk will explore how symbols—numbers, colors, geometric forms, gestures, and figures—are used in convergent and divergent ways in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim visual art; how so many of them derive from earlier imagery in pagan antiquity; and how they continue to be useful and relevant in the art of the modern secular world.