The Annunciation Through New Eyes

Modern artist cast a new light on the Annunciation and reach a new generation who are perhaps turned off by some sentimental, pious art.     Gottfried Helnwein     The Annunciation is celebrated on March 25th.The artistic tradition continues through hundreds, why even thousands of years because modern artists are still fascinated by Mary…… Continue reading The Annunciation Through New Eyes

Modern Catholic Artists Celebrate the Resurrection

Featured image by  Patrick Devonas, “Allegory of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ” The Resurrection, an icon by a modern, American artist, Anne Chapman Father Sieger Köder, a prolific, German artist died in 2015.  Maria of  Magdala at the Grave and the Resurrection- also by Father Sieger Köder The Empty Tomb by Bulgarian Artist Julia Stankova (2014;…… Continue reading Modern Catholic Artists Celebrate the Resurrection

Modern Art Depicts the Crucifixion For Modern Eyes

Contemporary artists view the crucifixion through new eyes, enabling the Holy Spirit to impact yet another generation of Christians.   Station 5: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus to carry his cross. Artist: Father Sieger Koder. Title: “Unison.” I am amazed by the beauty of this – as abstract as it is – it is still so…… Continue reading Modern Art Depicts the Crucifixion For Modern Eyes