The Spin of Art: How Art Influences the Message of History

By framing what you see and how you see it, a painter is in charge of history. Similarly, a composer can ‘spin’ our understanding of what ‘really’ happened. Considering examples from centruies of Catholic and LDS art and music, we will look at how artists have left their (often subversive) mark on the historical record by influencing it, changing it, inverting it, concealing it.

Paul Crabtree, Laura Compton, Glenn Cornett