Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see. Paul Klee

Visual meditations

Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Christ among the Women

Around 1920 many artists and intellectuals were influenced by the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, yet many Expressionists were creating biblically themed prints. 

read more Karl Schmidt-Rottluff: Christ among the Women, detail


Fra Angelico: the sixth way of prayer

Franciscan and Dominican Arts of Devotion

by John Skillen 

This manner of prayer stirs up devotion, the soul stirring the body, and the body stirring the soul.

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Exhibitions and events


List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

Plus a list of conferences, lectures and events, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Eva-Maria Beller: Salt Book

Christian calendar

Year A, Autumn Sunday 8, Parable of the Talents

by Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker

Remarkably enough the person who has received the five talents is portrayed as a woman in this African woodcut. God is depicted as a tribal chief.

read moreAfrican work by unknown artist

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar.

There are also materials about the Old and New Testament.

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Church of the month

Eton College Chapel, England

by Jonathan Evens

The east window of Eton College Chapel, which was created by Evie Hone and installed in 1952, is considered by many to be one of the masterpieces of modern stained-glass art.

read more Evie Hone: Eton College Chapel East Window

Art and Poetry

Sándor Reményik & Ildikó Mecséri

Do not wait for the earth to shatter, Sodom's consumption by fire. Tiny wonders from day to day are greater, deeper to admire.  
Come, place your hand 
upon your heart and
Hear well, observe what it conveys.

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Art and Music

Still from Rosanna Cash: The Walking Wounded

Rosanna Cash: The Walking Wounded

We're just like little girls and boys
We play with grown up toys
We never thought of sink or swim
My brother hurts me so I hurt him
We are the walking wounded

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In the Spotlight

Socially Engaged Art - Adrienne Dengerink Chaplin

Growing dissatisfaction with an out-of-touch, elite and market driven art world has led many artists to rethink their practices and purposes. Some of them have turned to make what is now often termed ‘socially engaged art’. 

read more Ai WeiWei: Sunflower Seeds, 2010