Art

Thumbnail staircase 1 at the vatican museums on november 12 2015 credit gianluca gangemi aci stampa cna 11 12 15 A new look into the Vatican's stunning museums

Those who haven't made it to the world famous Vatican Museums needn't worry – the Church’s treasures will now come to them through a new DVD series...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 559765666 Archdiocese of L.A. elementary students invited to take part in Our Lady of Fatima art contest

Students from grades 1 through 8 in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are invited to participate in the Our Lady Fatima art contest in honor of the...

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Thumbnail detail from the the battle of the milvian bridge fresco in the hall of constantine in the apostolic palace showing an allegorical justice 2 cna Art experts solve Renaissance mystery in papal palace

Vatican City, Jul 12, 2017 / 04:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two works painted by Renaissance master Raphael have been newly identified after art...

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Thumbnail isabel piczek Artist Isabel Piczek ‘prayed her way’ through long, productive life

Before reflecting on Isabel’s singular contributions on our lives here in Southern California, may I speak about the combined Piczek imprint on Old...

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Thumbnail tomasz misztal crucifixion Artist Tomasz Misztal: Beloved disciple

Visual artist Tomasz Misztal was born in 1957 to a Catholic family in Poland. The country was under Communist rule at the time. He suffered as a...

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Thumbnail batchelder tile peacock ‘Batchelder: Tilemaker’ at the Pasadena Museum of History

The Pasadena Museum of History is featuring an exhibit, extended by popular demand through March 12, called “Batchelder: Tilemaker.” Ernest A....

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Thumbnail mechanical spider outside of ottawas notre dame cathedral credit ottawa 2017  patrick haag cna Canadian robot spider on cathedral spawns Twitter fame

On July 27, an enormous spider was seen descending from the Notre Dame Cathedral in Ottawa, Ontario. But rather than the stuff of horror movies,...

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Thumbnail orpheus 2 inside the catacombs of st callixtus in rome italy on june 19 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 19 15 Catacomb frescoes in Rome restored using lasers

Rome, Italy, Jun 5, 2017 / 01:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Adorning the crypts hidden among Rome’s catacombs are frescoes which reveal 1,600 year-old...

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Thumbnail roaming catholic iii Catholicism off the Beaten Path, Part III: Be bold, step out on your own --- and celebrate faith, wherever you go

As Catholic travelers, my wife and I enjoy researching and visiting Catholic sites, including churches and cathedrals, and especially churches and...

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Thumbnail sister corita kent Corita Kent

The Center for Spiritual Renewal in Montecito was founded by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a community with an interesting history....

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Thumbnail corita book Corita Kent’s passions were creativity, transformation and love

Author and art historian April Dammann’s new biography of Corita Kent, known for most her career as Sister Mary Corita, traces the actions of these...

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Thumbnail american gardeners Domestic scenes: The art of Ramiro Gomez

Marta was the cleaning lady of the woman who owned the house in Silver Lake — my roommate — where I lived from 2010 to 2014. Every other Wednesday,...

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Thumbnail crux Donald Evans and his fantastic world of postage stamps

Donald Evans (1945-1977) “put his whole life and everything that interested him into the stamps of his fantasy world.” So says Willy Eisenhart,...

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Thumbnail el anatsui  red block El Anatsui at The Broad

A few weeks ago, I went on a field trip with some friends to The Broad, the new-ish downtown L.A. museum of contemporary art. My friends wanted...

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Thumbnail photo courtesy of alanna marie boudreau cna 11 14 14 For one young Catholic, music is an apostolate of beauty

An up-and-coming Catholic musician in Michigan aims to expose listeners to God in the same way she did during her school years – through beauty...

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Thumbnail hollyhock house wright Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

Hard by the southwest corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vermont, up on a hill, stands a highlight of L.A.’s storied architectural story: Barnsdall...

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Thumbnail madonna of the book by sandro botticelli courtesy of the national museum of women in the arts cna How a modern DC art exhibit is learning womanhood from Mary

A new art exhibit in Washington, D.C., hopes to revive a sense of womanhood exemplified in the Virgin Mary, as depicted by Renaissance and Baroque...

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Thumbnail sketching credit ian norman via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 1 How a sketchbook led one Chinese woman to the Catholic faith

Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.Confused about her future after resigning...

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