Visual art

Serious Faith, Serious Art

Serious Faith, Serious Art

01.26.2011  |  4 Comments ››

An interview with Cameron Anderson, executive director of Christians in the Visual Arts | CIVA Cameron Anderson became the executive director of CIVA in February, 2009, after 30 years of campus ministry leadership with ... Continue Reading »

A Renaissance Gallery

A Renaissance Gallery

11.26.2010  |  No Comments ››

Five artists who captured the imagination of the church: Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raphael By Rachel Smith The optimism and confidence in human potential that characterized the Renaissance produced an ... Continue Reading »

Shedding Light on Art History in the City of Lights

Shedding Light on Art History in the City of Lights

11.18.2010  |  No Comments ››

Paris was recently host to the inaugural gathering of a new professional organization, the Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art. By Rachel Hostetter Smith In the shadow of the famed Museé ... Continue Reading »

Why Have There Been No Great Modern Religious Artists?: A Symposium

Why Have There Been No Great Modern Religious Artists?: A Symposium

11.18.2010  |  1 Comment ››

Organized by the Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art Hosted by the Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY February 8, 2011 Symposium Synopsis: Mirroring the complex presence of religion throughout ... Continue Reading »

Art & Faith: Makoto Fujimura

Art & Faith: Makoto Fujimura

10.18.2010  |  No Comments ››

Makoto Fujimura is one of a rare breed: an internationally successful artist, writer, and speaker who has gained the respect of both the Christian and secular art communities. He has been a Presidential ... Continue Reading »

Inspiration in Print

Inspiration in Print

10.04.2010  |  2 Comments ››

2010 marks the 10th anniversary of Piquant Editions (www.piquanteditions.com), a small U.K.-based Christian publisher with a vibrant vision for arts publishing. An interview with founders Elria and Pieter Kwant Tell us about how this ... Continue Reading »

Aslan Performing Arts Centre

Aslan Performing Arts Centre

09.09.2010  |  No Comments ››

Mission: To reach a secular and religiously apathetic European society with the redemptive message of Christ through the arts. The Aslan Performing Arts Centre is a non-profit cultural organization based in Madrid, Spain. As ... Continue Reading »

The Prodigal Artist

The Prodigal Artist

08.23.2010  |  No Comments ››

Rembrandt's art, like his life, traced the contours of sin and grace. By Laurel Gasque Perhaps no other artist captures the imagination and the heart of a worldwide audience more than Rembrandt van Rijn (July ... Continue Reading »

Truth in Stone and Marble

Truth in Stone and Marble

06.28.2010  |  No Comments ››

The early church developed a visual language to express their faith in art. By Jennifer Hevelone-Harper Our college recently built a large chapel designed in the style of a traditional New England church, with a ... Continue Reading »

Scripture on the Ceiling

Scripture on the Ceiling

06.02.2010  |  No Comments ››

Michelangelo's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel make a profound statement about the creation story—and the artist's own creativity. By James Romaine Every year more than 3,000,000 pilgrims and tourists from around the world flock to ... Continue Reading »