Art is the signature of man. G.K. Chesterton

Visual meditations

Arno Kramer: An Interrupted Life

“One would like to be a band-aid on many wounds.” This quote by Etty Hillesum refers to her selfless efforts to serve the people in concentration camps.

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Güler Ates: Govone and the Morning Light, detail

Between East and West

By Kaori Homma

Being in this limbo between day and night makes me question, “Where does the east end and the west start?”

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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 Egbert Reitsma: Church in Andijk, The Netherlands

Christian calendar

Year A, Epiphany 3

by José Verheule

A friendly hand points the dark figure to the light. Psalm 139 sings about God as a mother who takes pity on her child without judging it. This is a closeness without judgment that brings healing.

read moreLika Tov: Psalm 139, detail

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. 

read more Marc Chagall

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.

read more David Robinson: Vertical Desire, detail

Art and Music

Carol Aust: Boat without Oars, detail

Carol Aust & Linford Detweiler

Step by Step

paintings by Carol Aust

music by Linford Detweiler

All kinds of situations one can encounter in life

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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