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Jesus in Art

Art Historians Miss the Mark: Follow the Money Trail for Surprising Revelations About Renaissance Art

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.24.2016 | Arts
Bernard Starr

Marginalizing patrons or placing them out of sight feeds the illusion of art historians that Renaissance artists created their artworks in a romantic trance oblivious to the economic, political, social, theological, and personal factors that defined and constrained the creative process.

10 Very Unorthodox Depictions Of Jesus In Art (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts

This year, in honor of Christmas and the age old art world tradition of pissing people off, we're revisiting a past tour through the most incorrigible...

LOOK: Jesus' Crucifixion Depicted In Art Through The Ages

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

Jesus Christ's betrayal, trial and crucifixion form the basis of the Christian Good Friday, which falls on the Friday before Easter. The famous st...

Taking the Jew Out of Jesus -- and Putting It Back

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.11.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Classical artworks washed out all traces of Judaism in the personae of Jesus, his family, and followers -- despite the fact that they were all dedicated practicing Jews throughout their lives.

Unholy Jesus Art

Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts

Merry Christmas, dear readers! Last year we celebrated the holiday with the ten best depictions of Jesus in art. This time around we decided to ce...

PHOTOS: Rembrandt And The Jewish Jesus

Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion

An exhibition to open in Philadelphia takes on one of Rembrandt's boldest and most controversial innovations: the invention of a more human, humble an...