Art

Emanuel Leutze’s “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” 1851 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Leo. J. O’Donovan, S.J., makes a virtual visit to the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
James Martin, S.J. June 26, 2020
If Jesus is white and you're not, what does that say about your relationship with him? What does it mean that Christ came for “all,” if you feel left out?
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Elyse Durham June 12, 2020
To a world in upheaval, ballet is an emblem of calmer times.
Gerhard Richter is arguably the most famous living artist. “Betty,” painted in 1977, is one of several portraits of his daughter (Museum Ludwig/The Met Breuer).
Richter, born in 1932 in Dresden, is arguably the most famous living artist.
From left, clockwise: “The Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy” by Jen Norton; “The Visitation” by James B. Janknegt; “Mary, Undoer of Knots” by Annie Vaeth; and a traditional painting of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (iPhoto).
Sarah Neitz April 17, 2020
Hanging religious art shakes up class-based ideas about how our home should look.