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I like simple folk, I like truth and honesty. I love God. In art, too, I seek honesty and strive to radiate it. Marc Chagall

Visual meditations

Niki de Saint Phalle: The Tree of Life

The black and white side of the tree summarises the negative aspects of life, while the coloured side contains words like love, God, life, dance, bread, wine, children.

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Gauguin: Vision after the Sermon

Reflecting on a Gauguin Masterpiece

by Alan Wilson

An artist's reflection on Impressionism, Cezanne, Van Gogh and especially Gauguin's Vision after the Sermon.

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Exhibitions and events

2021

List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

Plus a list of conferences, lectures and events, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Anish Kapoor: Ascension

Christian calendar

Year B, Epiphany 8

The young Dutch master from Groningen brings Bible stories into the present day. Modderman also chooses scenes and moments that have seldom or never been immortalized in the course of the history of art.

read moreEgbert Modderman: Caring for the Sick

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar.

There are also materials about the Old and New Testament.

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Church of the month

England: St Michael and All Angels Berwick

On 27th June 1929, the day he became Bishop of Chichester, George Bell famously expressed his commitment to a much closer relationship between the Anglican Church and the arts.

read more Duncan Grant: pulpit

Art and Poetry

Emily Dickinson & Henri Matisse

Hope is the thing with feathers,
That perches in the soul, 
And sings the tune without the words, And never stops - at all,
And sore must be the storm 
That could abash the little bird 
That kept so many warm.

read more Henri Matisse:  Polynesia, The Sky, detail

Art and Music

Carol Aust: Boat without Oars, detail

Carol Aust & Linford Detweiler

Step by Step

paintings by Carol Aust

music by Linford Detweiler

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In the Spotlight

ArtLyst Interview Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker

By Jonathan Evens

It is the limiting of Christian art to only religious themes that I would suggest is not Christian art at its best. Then art becomes dualistic, flowing from a dualistic theology.

read more Alfie Bradley: Knife Angel