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Beautiful new painting: “St Pius V and St. Charles Borromeo defending Catholicism against Islam and the Protestant Heresy.”

Even as I repeat my plea to everyone on our side of the continuum to work together – amicably and patiently – at Rorate I found a wonderful image of a beautifully painted modern canvass.  They picked it up – felicitously – … Continue reading

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JUST TOO COOL – UK: Priest buys lost Van Dyck for £400

You just never know what you might have in your attic or find in a shop.
From Express:
Antiques Roadshow discovery: Van Dyck masterpiece bought for just £400 is worth £400,000
A PORTRAIT bought for £400 has been revealed as a long-lost van … Continue reading

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Making sacred art with “theologically appropriate” techniques

There is a very interesting post at NLM today by David Clayton about the interplay of painting technique and theology in the creation (or should that be “subcreation”) of sacred art.
In sum, the writer brings in the point that one … Continue reading

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