LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Renaissance artists bring a lushly imagined world of blooming gardens, fecund valleys, babbling rivers and frolicking animals to convey an old idea still with us today — that nature plays a role in faith.
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CHICAGO (RNS) When she died on a pyre in 1431, she achieved an immortality in art and literature that surpasses all of her contemporaries and continues in a new photography exhibit by Susan Aurinko.
JERUSALEM (RNS) 'Behold the Man: Jesus in Israeli Art' subverts the idea that Christian art is a tool of religious devotion and suggests Christian symbols are central to Western art and, by necessity, to Israeli art.
The teaching of Islam has been limited to its religious practice. Its impact on the arts and culture, particularly in the United States, is seldom discussed.
(RNS) For the first time in history, the Dutch master has a show in the Holy See.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A growing multifaith movement of people has been drawn to the art and the spirituality of iconography. They are taking short-term classes with experts, who often travel from abroad to teach U.S. students.
ANTEZANA DE FORONDA, Spain (RNS) The town pooled its resources, stabilized the church walls, sealed the cracks and repaired the roof. Then a 68-year old former Franciscan monk and fine artist undertook a spiritual journey to the Basque capital.
NEW YORK (RNS) An artist hopes his work will be a redemptive force that helps to heal.
(RNS) His paintings are all about faith; at the same time, they speak fluently and powerfully in the language and palette of contemporary art.
MADRID (RNS) The 500th anniversary of the death of Hieronymus Bosch provides viewers a glimpse into the work of the man who created our modern vision of hell. It's not for the squeamish.
(RNS) Sanders, like Shahn, calls out for social and economic justice.
(RNS) The New York artist is one of the best-known and least easily compartmentalized contemporary fine artists doing faith-based work.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) "Anytime you are in the presence of something beautiful, you are in the presence of the creative God," said R. Scott Colglazier, pastor of First Congregational Church.
(RNS) A new satirical DIY book has the answer -- a decoupaged "Last Supper Lunch Box" and more.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The mural became part of the city’s lively public art scene in 2001 when it was first painted. Local artist David McShane added the pope to the mural just a few weeks before the pope's arrival.