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What a piece of work is humankind. Shakespeare

Visual meditations

Gijs Frieling: Healing of a Blind Man

Who is this man who all of the sudden appeared out of nowhere? Excitement takes a hold of him, his face reddens. Could it be true that there is hope for his life after all?

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Sacred Geometry in Christian Art

by Sophie Hacker

This blog unravels aspects of sacred geometry and how it has inspired art and architecture for millennia. 

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Exhibitions and events

2020

List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

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

read more Egbert Reitsma: Church in Andijk, The Netherlands

Christian calendar

The Seven Last Words of Christ

The Seven Last Words of Christ by 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. 

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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

France: Metz Cathedral

Nicknamed “God’s Lantern,” the thirteenth-century Cathedral of Metz is renowned for its vast expanse of stained glass—covering 6,496 square meters, three times as much as in Chartres. The amount is impressive, but so too is its variety. 

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Art and Poetry

Dennis O’Driscoll & David Robinson

His grace is no longer called for
before meals: farmed fish multiply
without His intercession. Though we rebelled against Him like adolescents, uplifted to see an oppressive father banished - we confess to missing Him at times.

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Art and Music

Vlasta Knezovic: Crucifixion, detail

Video for Lent and Easter

Go on up to the mountain of mercy
To the crimson perpetual tide
Kneel down at the shore, 
be thirsty no more
Just go under and be purified

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In the Spotlight

ArtLyst Interview Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker

By Jonathan Evens

It is the limiting of Christian art to only religious themes that I would suggest is not Christian art at its best. Then art becomes dualistic, flowing from a dualistic theology.

read more Alfie Bradley: Knife Angel