ArtWay

The poetry of what we call art allows us to think thoughts that we might never have considered without it. Edward Knippers

Visual meditations

Bruce Herman: Riven Tree

When commissioned a resurrection work, Herman was struck by the challenge. The very hiddenness of the bodily resurrection of Christ led him to reach beyond the human form for a symbol that captures the meaning behind the experience. 

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Théodore Géricault: The Raft of the Medusa

Edward Knippers: Do Clothes make the Man?

Since the body is the one common denominator for all of humankind, why do we fear to uncover it? Why is public nudity a shock or even a personal affront?

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Exhibitions and events

2016

Here you find a list of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches in the spring and summer. There is also a list of conferences, lectures and events all over the world, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Theo Jansen: Strandbeest

Christian calendar

Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Seven Last Words of Christ

Tim Rollins and K.O.S. intentionally slows us down. Designed to clear our minds of the concerns that weigh on us, this work focuses our attention on the eternal consequence of Christ. 

read moreTim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Seven Last Words of Christ, detail

Church of the month

England: Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral was the first major opportunity in Britain to combine contemporary religious art and architecture. Spence wanted the cathedral to be 'like a plain jewel casket with many jewels inside'.

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Art and Poetry

Robert Browning & Pauline Baynes

The year's at the spring 
 And day's at the morn; 
 Morning's at seven; 
 God's in His heaven— 
 All's right with the world!

read more Pauline Baynes: Spring

Quotes

Art cannot be used to show the validity of Christianity; it should rather be the reverse. Hans Rookmaaker 

The Lord wants double edged artistry, praising God’s name and setting things straight. Calvin Seerveld

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In the Spotlight

The Bible is Not Safe

Revealed is intended to provoke surprise. It shows that the Bible is a book about ordinary people, who are not only spiritual beings, but also greedy, needy, hateful, hopeful, selfish, and sexual.

read more Tanja Butler: Lot