Center for Latter-day Saint Arts

On This Day...

A DAILY FACTOID OF OUR ART HISTORY

Mar. 27

Hagen Haltern, painter and educator, born near Hamberg, Germany, died on this day (2014). Haltern studied at the Art Institute of Cologne and the Academy of Fine Art in Düsseldorf before joining the art faculty at BYU. In 1989 Haltern wrote the book, The Spiritual Foundation and Anagogical Level of Meaning in the Celestial Style, which analyzed the principles that lead to unified art. http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/in-memoriam-hagen-haltern/

Glen Nelson