Category Archives: art

Capturing the emotion of Christ’s final hours

Photos and story by Barbara J. Fraser HUARAZ, Peru — How does an artist depict the tension, emotion and drama of the Passion when crafting images of the Stations of the Cross? To fashion the statues ordered by Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Pop art pope wins graffiti game of peace

UPDATE: After being up less than half the day, the city’s waste collectors came to scrape everything off. Like two years ago, spray paint graffiti, trash and unsanitary mementos of a canine kind remain… VATICAN CITY — In a clandestine … Continue reading

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Crazy for Kickstarter: Another church embraces crowd-funding

VATICAN CITY — The largest Franciscan church in the world needs help. And it has turned to the Internet’s modern-day system of patronage for the arts with Kickstarter. The final resting place of Michelangelo, Niccolo Machiavelli and Galileo Galilei, the … Continue reading

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Google doodle celebrates pop artist Corita Kent

Anyone doing a Google search today will be greeted with the Google doodle using art by Corita Kent to pay tribute to the pop artist, who was famous during the ’60s and ’70s and who for many years was a … Continue reading

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