This week, I read about beautiful things happening in Birmingham Cathedral. As part of the 300th anniversary celebrations, the cathedral community commissioned artist Jake […]
Daisy Tsai describes her work, presently on display at Luz Gallery, Montreal, with these words: Painting is habit-defying labour… As our world dazzles, rushes, and […]
Ubiquitous in Roman Catholic churches, the Stations of the Cross are a visual representation of Christ’s Passion, with a dozen or so paintings of biblical passages arranged as a meditative pilgrimage.
Western art, historically entwined with the Church, has moved on to other themes. Or perhaps the Church has lost interest in the contemporary world.
I wonder why transitions are so difficult. School starts here this week, and there’s a lot of worrying around our table. Mostly from Beangirl, but […]
I am by no means an artist. In fact it’s only in the past number of months that I’ve begun putting pencil to paper – […]
The cross is at the centre of Christianity. No cross, no anything. Jesus outstretched on the ancient torture device is his open-armed embrace of humanity. […]
Today I went down with Becky and the kids to take in the Chihuly exhibit at the Musée des beaux-arts. It is a good-sized, though […]
Part of my job description is to throw parties. No joke. I am to provide social activities for our congregation. So, as I mentioned in last week’s post, I threw a party last Saturday in the church hall.