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Religion and Art

Millet's Calf, a Newborn Jesus, God of Earth

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2015 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Maybe it's the way the light falls, illuminating the bed of straw like some upside-down and disheveled halo, all gold and shimmery, on which the baby lies - a baby cow, in this case.

A Renaissance Man in Teaneck, NJ

Danielle M. Bennett | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Danielle M. Bennett

Moses Groves was not always an artist. As a bass, baritone, and second tenor, he recorded with Little Jimmy and The Tops. The group eventually disbanded. A future filled with life, love, and art intertwined would ensue for this passionate artist.

Artist Sets Out To Bring Life-Size Madonnas Back To Rome

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 08.08.2012 | Religion

ROME (RNS) Even in the heartland of global Catholicism, a life-size Madonna on a street wall is an uncommon sight -- especially if you leave the cobbl...

Why Our Museums Of Art Have Failed Us And What They Might Learn From Religions

Alain de Botton | Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion
Alain de Botton

What if modern museums of art kept in mind the example of the didactic function of Christian art, in order once in a while to reframe how they presented their collections?

Controversial Philippines Art Show Shut Down

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts

MANILA, Philippines — Officials at the state-run Cultural Center of the Philippines shut an art exhibit on Tuesday after it provoked heated deba...