We think of the artist as the one who makes the work of art. But can it be the community that makes the art work?
A NEW MADONNA DELLA MISERICORDIA
As an experiment in visual ecumenism, Bruce Herman and Matt Milliner brought together their studio art and art history classes to create a painting that questioned traditional Christian divisions.
ARTS OF DEVOTION: FRANCIS AND DOMINIC
Why did the visual arts find such a welcome place in the preaching, teaching, and devotional practices of Franciscan and Dominican monasticism?
DISCOVERING ART IN ITS PLACE
This has been our subtle progress from studying in situ art to making art in situ for a community; from renewing a respect for tradition to contributing to that tradition.
THE BODY BROKEN
When we stand in a tradition we are not simply trying to maintain a status quo; we’re in the business of translating what is past into what is truly present and thereby extending and elaborating that tradition.
VITTORIA COLONNA & HER CORRESPONDENTS: MARGUERITE DE NAVARRE & MICHELANGELO
Damon Di Mauro
Perhaps no other aspect of Vittoria’s life has been more scrutinized than her association with Michelangelo. We know that Vittoria and Michelangelo were in frequent contact during her stay at San Paolo.