Art

“Cruz for Bishop Oscar Romero, Martyr of El Salvador” by Michael Tracy was featured in an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University. (Photo: MOCRA).
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. September 20, 2019
The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University stands out for its singular focus on art that is genuinely interfaith.
Da’Shawn Mosley July 26, 2019
The Museum of the Bible’s colorful exhibit features a copy of the Scriptures given to enslaved Africans in British colonies in the 19th century as a way to convert them to the Christian faith.
Every other year it hosts the Whitney Biennial, which famously asks the question: What is art in America today? A question that can be broken down into two separate lines of inquiry: What is art? And, what is America?
Ciaran Freeman June 07, 2019
Recently, images of a new mural painted by Chloe Becker—a junior at Magnificat High School in Rocky River, Ohio—have been moving through Catholic circles on social media.
Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954). Self-Portrait as a Tehuana, 1943. Oil on hardboard, 30 x 24 in. (76 x 61 cm). The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of 20th Century Mexican Art and the Vergel Foundation. © 2019 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell April 19, 2019
Kahlo’s paintings, the vast majority of which are self-portraits, are rife with self-revelation,
St. Rivanone, sculpture by Christophe Le Baquer, assisted by Marie le Scanves, 2016. (Photo: Derennes Yannick)
Nicholas Zinos April 19, 2019
The idea to have an open-air homage to the Celtic saints of Europe was the brainchild of Philippe Abjean.