Images from Book

Normative Aesthetics


  1. Puer natus est, Gregorian chant introit for the Christmas mass
  2. The Good Shepherd, Ravenna mosaics in Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, c.450-500 AD (Click here to view image)
  3. Deer and shrubs, detail, Ravenna mosaics in Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, c.450-500 AD
  4. Willem Claesz Heda, Still life, oil painting, 1633, Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam (Click here to view image)
  5. Rembrandt, De Staalmeesters, oil painting, 1662, Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam (Click here to view image)
  6. Rembrandt, The Flayed Ox, oil painting on wood, 1655 (Click here to view image)
  7. Rembrandt, The Bedstead, etching, 1646 (Click here to view image)
  8. Georges Rouault, Fille au miroir, watercolor, 1906, Musée d'art moderne, Paris
  9. Christine Anderson, Historical Dislocations: the Expulsion (after Massacio), oil painting, 1987, New York City
  10. Christine Anderson, The Standoff: Surveying the Philistines, oil painting, 1988, New York City
  11. Ed Hagedorn, New Growth, acrylic painting, pipe, mixed media, 1970, Colbourne, Ontario [now destroyed]
  12. Warren Breninger, Art as a metaphor for childbirth, no. 2, photography/painting, 1986, North Frankston, Victoria, Australia AP --45x75 cm., 1986, Mixed media on C-type paper
  13. Warren Breninger, Art as a metaphor for childbirth, no. 1, photography/painting, 1986, North Frankston, Victoria, Australia AP --45x75 cm., 1986, Mixed media on C-type paper
  14. Joyce Recker, Murmurs of the Heart, purple heart wood, found rock, chicken wire, 1990, Toronto
  15. Britt Wikström, Seagull I, bronze, 1984, Rotterdam
  16. Britt Wikström, Seagull II, bronze, 1985, Rotterdam
  17. Britt Wikström, Woman, bronze, 1984, Rotterdam
  18. Britt Wikström, Noah's ark, ceramic relief, 4 x 14 meters. Elout School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  19. Britt Wikström, Wim de Mol gravestone, chiseled granite, 1983, Essenhof Cemetery, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
  20. Gerard Pas, Red-Blue Crutch Installation, lacquer painted wood, 1986-87, London, Ontario
  21. Gerard Pas, Vision of Utopia, watercolor on paper, 1986, 85 x 66 cm
  22. Karl Bucher, Waiting Prisoners of War, petrifying material, 1979, Red Cross Museum, Geneva, Switzerland (Click here to view image)
  23. Joe Fafard, The Pasture, 1985, financial district downtown Toronto (Click here to view image)
  24. Gjon Mili, Untitled photograph, n.d. ex Swiss magazine, 1941


  1. Henry Moore, Reclining Figure, 1957-58, outside UNESCO Building in Paris


  1. Cigar Box, Phillies (Click here to view image)
  2. Robert Fludd, De tribus prioribus creationis diebus, from his "Utriusque Cosmi Historia," 1617-19


  1. Study desk with books (Click here to view image)
  2. Duane Hanson, The Tourists,1970
  3. Zadkine, De verweoeste stad, 1951-53


  1. Ed Hagedorn, At the sounding of the trumpet,1972
  2. Warren Breninger, Gates of Prayer, 1993-2008 [detail]
  3. Taj Mahal,1632-53, India
  4. Yves Klein, Anthropometries of the Blue Period, 1960, Paris
  5. Sadao Watanabe, Anointing at Bethany, 1991
  6. Jan Sterbak, Vanitas-Flesh dress for an Albino Anorectic, 1988


  1. Velasquez, Rokeby Venus, 1651 (Click here to view image)
  2. Abu Simbal Colossi, temple of Ranses II, 1292-1225 BC (Click here to view image)
  3. Myron, Discobolus, c.470 BC
  4. Utrecht Cathedral side chapel, smashed in 1600s (Click here to view image)
  5. Glid Nandor, Dachau Memorial, 1960 (Click here to view image)
  6. Käthe Kollwitz, Woman with dead child, 1903
  7. Paul Klee, Le savant, 1933
  8. Hemmed in by books, 2006 (Click here to view image)
  9. Matthias Grünewald, Temptation of St. Anthony (Click here to view image)
  10. Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario, 2012 (Click here to view image)
  11. Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, 2007 (Click here to view image)
  12. Matt Cupido, Psalm 46:4,1996, Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario
  13. Rands Afrikaans Universiteit student mural [detail], 1992 (Click here to view image)
  14. Block of $8 Canadian Bear postage stamps (Click here to view image)
  15. Flower of Paradise, South Africa (Click here to view image)
  16. Max Smith, Walrus
  17. Alpine rescue
  18. Wim Botha, Bible Christ Photo
  19. Rodin, Le Baiser, 1886, 181.5 cm x— 112.5 cm x— 117 cm (71.5 in x— 44.3 in x— 46 in) (Click here to view image)
  20. Johannes Vermeer, Delft, c. 1661-1663, oil on canvas. 96.5 x 117.5 cm (38 x 46.3 in) (Click here to view image)
  21. François Boucher, Madame Pompadour, c. 1750, 212 x— 164 cm (83.5 x— 64.6 in) (Click here to view image)
  22. Anonymous Inuit carver, Hewn face with tears
  23. Leutze, Washington Crossing the Delaware,1851 '€Ž(Click here to view image)
  24. Picasso, Two brothers,1905
  25. Claude Tousignant, Accelerator Chromatiques,1968
  26. Rembrandt, Self Portrait,1659 (Click here to view image)
  27. Top City shanty town outhouse, 1994, South Africa (Click here to view image)
  28. Dundas Square, 2010, downtown Toronto (Click here to view image)
  29. Henry Hunt, Kawkiutl, 1973
  30. Matthias Grünewald, Isenheim Altarpiece, 1506-1515 (Click here to view image)
  31. Marcus Aurelius on horse, Rome (Click here to view image)
  32. Whistler, Nocturne in Black and Gold, 1874, 60.3 × 46.4 cm, oil on panel '€Ž(Click here to view image)
  33. Aubrey Beardsley, The Peacock Skirt, 1892 (Click here to view image)
  34. Paul Klee, Dancing girl, 1940
  35. Salvador Dali, Rainy Taxi, 1938
  36. Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, 15 ft x— 1500 ft
  37. Vladimir A. Serov, The Delegates from the Village Visiting Lenin, 1950
  38. Baker Press kitsch tract
  39. Maiden form bra advertisement, 1960s
  40. Pierre Camateros, Arc de triomphe, Paris (Click here to view image)
  41. Frederick Hart, The Three Soldiers, Viet Nam Memorial, 1984 (Click here to view image)
  42. Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, 1982 (Click here to view image)
  43. Gerald Folkerts, Ralph, 2005
  44. Warren Breninger, Resurrection of the living and the dead, Series II, 2001-2008
  45. Peter S. Smith, Fallen Tree, 1989
  46. Andries Botha, Baptism for the fallen...and those taken darkly,1991, metal, thatching grass, soda can tops (Click here to view image)
  47. Dayton Castleman, The End of the Tunnel, 2005
  48. Dayton Castleman 2
  49. Dayton Castleman 3
  50. Britt Wikström, Caritas, 2006
  51. Georges Rouault, Sarah, 1956


  1. Mondrian, The Red Tree, oil on canvas, 70 x 99 cm, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands


  1. Diagram 9: Uncomplicated sketch of a specifically academic flower, responding to Psalm 147 and Proverbs 8 (by Willem Hart)