A Conference on Christian Contemporary Art at Santa Sabina

A Conference on Christian Contemporary Art at Santa Sabina

Borromini Foundation invites you to attend the conference titled:

“From Bosch to Vignali: between vision and inquietude

The root in novelty: for a Christian contemporary art.”

The conference intends to offer a critical reflection on the novelty of contemporary art inserted in the sphere of Christian tradition, tracing through the visions, the continuity between the Flemish painter Hieronymus Bosch (1453-1516) and the contemporary Roman painter Alessandro Vignali (1965-).

Convent of Santa Sabina in Rome 28th October 2017 From 3 pm


Welcome address

Fr. Viliam Štefan Dóci, OP Vicar of the Convent of Santa Sabina and President of the Dominican Historical Institute

R.P. Marek Inglot, SJ Dean of the Faculty of History and Cultural Heritage of the Church of the Pontifical Gregorian University

Conference speeches

The Visions in Historiae by Rodulfus Glaber. Michal Aleksander Brywczynski

 From Bosch to Vignali: between vision and inquietude. The novelty of contemporary art in the sphere of Christian tradition. Caterina Tessicini

Theory of Spirituality of Art. To hear and heal with the art the wound of contemporary man: the artistic form as an exercise of discernment. Yvonne zu Dohna Schlobitten

The role of imagination in the "contemplation" of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. R.P. Miguel Coll Moscardò, SJ

Holiness through art: love for "First Truth" through the artistic work of Blessed Giovanni da Fiesole, better known as "Beato Angelico". Fr. Llewellyn Muscat, OP

Moderator Virginia Tessicini

The exhibition of the artistic panels will follow in the narthex of the Basilica of Santa Sabina. Finally, in the splendid setting of the cloister of the Convent, there will be a tasting of the gourmet food products of excellence of Tuscia Viterbese.


(23 October 2017)