Local author Jim Houghton illuminates the 20th century masterpieces of church art found in the frescoes and triptych at Our Lady of Hungary Parish and their creator, Father Péter Prokop.
More than 50 years after their creation, the frescoes and the triptych in the sanctuary of Our Lady of Hungary Church in South Bend remain relatively unknown. The book, Belief and Modernism: The Paintings of Father Péter Prokop at Our Lady of Hungary Parish, is about these 20th century masterpieces of church art and their creator, the Jesuit priest and artist Father Péter Prokop.
Local author Jim Houghton will share the highlights of his book drawing on his extensive knowledge of art history and curation to to explore the artist, Hungarian and European history, art history, and Roman Catholic theology, all of which are central to the rich symbolism within the paintings and the mystical feelings they inspire in viewers.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Books & Authors |
|Mon, Jun 05||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||10:00AM to 2:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||Closed|
Features: public meeting room, public computers, wireless laptops for in-house use, outdoor patio