Beauty, Art, and My Five-Year-Old Daughter

At The Curator, Heather Walker Peterson writes about looking about art and thinking about beauty with her daughter: I won’t tell my daughter that what matters is the beauty on the inside. Yes, if we desire the way the world will be, then goodness is the the internal beauty of a person becoming like Christ. A [Read More...]

Just Slap Something On It

The Paris Review blog has a wonderful, tiny little excerpt from Vincent Van Gogh’s letters about what to do when the blank canvas (or page or whatever) is staring back at you menacingly: Just slap something on it when you see a blank canvas staring at you with a sort of imbecility. You don’t know how paralyzing it is, that stare from [Read More...]

Loving the Faceless Portrait

Faceless portraits seem like they’re all the rage these days – and at Art House America, Lindsay Crandall talks about why she loves them, and includes a number of hers: Last year, as more people began asking me to take their picture, I sort of stumbled into portrait photography. I started a small photography business [Read More...]

The Homeless Jesus Statue

A statue of a “homeless Jesus” recently caused a bit of ruckus near the town of Davidson, North Carolina. The story was picked up by NPR: The statue depicts Jesus as a vagrant sleeping on a park bench. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church installed the homeless Jesus statue on its property in the middle of an [Read More...]


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