Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Art & Architecture”

How to Make a God Movie

There are good religious movies being made today — just not where you think

Posted March 20th, 2015

The Good, the True, & the Beautiful

Which books would you put on your Good, True, Beautiful reading list?

Posted March 11th, 2015

Thinking About ‘The Great Beauty’

Considering — and re-considering — what Paolo Sorrentino’s 2014 film has to say to us

Posted March 9th, 2015

Killing Deconstructionists, Raising Culture

Making art that helps you float atop the Flood without drowning

Posted February 27th, 2015

Sound as a Means of Healing

On the therapeutic uses of music

Posted February 26th, 2015

How (Mostly) Not to Build a ‘Conservative Counterculture’

How should the Right should build its artistic counterculture? A respectful dissent

Posted February 25th, 2015

On Not Getting ‘American Sniper’

People on the right and the left who claim the Eastwood film is pro-war are being too simplistic

Posted January 24th, 2015

Shouting with a Still, Small Voice

Gregory Wolfe on contemporary Catholic literature and its discontented critics

Posted January 21st, 2015

Let’s Go to Moscow in 2015

A stunning promotional campaign for a Moscow architecture museum

Posted January 2nd, 2015

George Clooney, for America

The actor calls out Hollywood cowardice in the Sony affair

Posted December 19th, 2014

Sony Gets the Kim Jong-un Treatment

Not feeling entirely sorry for the epically hacked film studio

Posted December 15th, 2014

The Desecration of Chartres

A restoration that makes the cathedral look like ‘a funeral parlor in Little Italy ‘

Posted December 15th, 2014

Standing at The Gates of Hell

A sinner converted by Rodin channeling Dante

Posted December 2nd, 2014

Art & Religion Need Each Other

The relationship is more intimate and necessary than you may think.

Posted September 10th, 2014

Beauty And Transfiguration

For us Orthodox Christians following the Old Calendar, today is the Feast …

Posted August 19th, 2014

Albert Murray: Style Makes The Human

Albert Murray, from The Omni-Americans: Art is by definition a process of …

Posted August 15th, 2014

The Symbolic Meaning Of The Transfiguration

For Western Christians and Orthodox who follow the New Calendar (that is, …

Posted August 6th, 2014