art

  • June 8, 2011

    An acclaimed exhibit ending a four-month run in New York City has given art lovers the chance to explore a single theme, Christ as the Man of Sorrows, and the Venetian artistic tradition that gave it full flowering.

  • May 21, 2011

    A cultural event sponsored by the Church of Scotland and taking place on 'Assembly Sunday' — May 22nd, 2011 — will seek to illustrate the connections between the Kirk, Scottish Christianity and the life of the wider community.

  • April 2, 2011

    A multi-millionaire has bought a series of 17th century religious paintings from the Church of England for £15 million and then given them back to the nation.

  • March 14, 2011

    Currently on display at the Chicago Cultural Center are Vivian Maier’s street photographs, which are generating enormous excitement not only in Chicago, but internationally. Jeremy Biles explores their aesthetic, meaning, and significance in terms of Evelyn Underhill's mysticism.

  • January 12, 2011

    The 'Poverty Over' tour of Britain's cathedrals launches on 17 January with a spectacular new work of art and an exhibition on Christian Aid's work in poor countries

  • September 6, 2010

    A fresco of Christ on the Kremlin Wall in Moscow rediscovered after being plastered over after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution has been presented to the Russian Orthodox Church.

  • August 29, 2010

    “I hear those voices that will not be drowned”. These words from Peter Grimes are pierced through the four metre high sculpture by Maggi Hambling which stands on the beach at Aldeburgh in celebration of the life and work of Benjamin Britten. Read against the Suffolk sky, they go straight to the heart.

  • June 22, 2010

    Westminster Cathedral, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of its consecration on Monday 28 June 2010, will launch The Treasures of the Cathedral Exhibition next week.

  • April 1, 2010

    An exhibit in New York illuminates the complex relationship between Christians and Jews in medieval Spain and shows how art was often a cooperative, interfaith enterprise.

  • February 16, 2010

    One of the outstanding sculptures of the week-long Sapporo Snow Festival in the far north of Japan is of the Frauenkirche in Dresden, Germany, says Hisashi Yukimoto. It is a testimony to reconciliation and overcoming division and violence, as well as artistic endeavour.