Arts & CultureArt
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
Gerhard Richter dazzles us with beauty that will intimate for many what is indeed beyond all human imagining.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Erika Rasmussen
At the same time I haven’t been recognizing beauty every time it is before me, I also haven’t been recognizing God. What if those disconnects are related?
Kerry James Marshall (photo: HBO)
Arts & CultureArt
Ciaran Freeman
“Black is not the absence of color. Black is a particular color,” the artist Kerry James Marshall tells us. The particularity of Blackness as it pertains to art is the backbone of this documentary.
FaithFaith in Focus
Simcha Fisher
Ansgar Holmberg, C.S.J., 86, didn’t paint her O Antiphon series to edify or instruct anyone. They were meant only for herself.
FaithNews Analysis
Colleen Dulle
The Vatican unveiled its official Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square on Friday evening, surprising some with its depiction of an astronaut and another figure wearing a Darth Vader-esque helmet coming to adore the Christ child.
Arts & CultureBooks
Maureen O'Connell
Using familiar methods of interpretation, Christopher Pramuk translates stories that illuminate paths to the transcendent when communicated through the arts.