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Posts in category “Art & Architecture”

The Southern Glory Of Carroll Cloar

A friend went last week to the Arkansas Arts Center in Little …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Christian Schlock And Awe

Michael Gerson, an Evangelical, can’t get over the awfulness of the new …

Posted April 1st, 2014

The Architectural Spirit Of The Liturgy

Wilfred McClay, in Why Place Matters: As Winston Churchill famously declared during …

Posted March 26th, 2014

The Metaphysical Architect

In his essay in the new book Why Place Matters, Notre Dame architecture …

Posted March 26th, 2014

Apple’s Pez Dispenser

Can’t help but find this really creepy. RT @WhatTheBit This statue of …

Posted February 26th, 2014

Is This Subsidy Good For Christian Art?

Sam M. sends along an interesting story from the Hollywood Reporter. Excerpt: …

Posted February 15th, 2014

The Crunchy Con Nicole Curtis

Justin Raimondo writes a lovely tribute to Nicole Curtis, who rehabilitates old …

Posted February 12th, 2014

Woody Allen & Why Nihilists Make Bad Babysitters

Damon Linker has a reflection this morning on what we both believe …

Posted February 4th, 2014

Woody Allen & Separating Art From The Artist

Nicholas Kristof’s column this week focuses on the allegation made by Woody …

Posted February 1st, 2014

Episcopalians & The Way Of The Seashell

An Episcopalian reader e-mails: Oooh—a rousing Episcopalian snarkfest over a sculpture recently …

Posted January 30th, 2014

Good Film Violence, Bad Film Violence

“12 Years a Slave” and “The Passion of the Christ” deployed violence to very different receptions.

Posted January 22nd, 2014

The Pope Who Loved Dante

Benedict XV loved Dante so much he wrote a 1921 encyclical in …

Posted January 13th, 2014

The Cowardice Of Contemporary Artists

Peter Whittle, writing in Standpoint, says the interesting thing about artists today …

Posted January 3rd, 2014

No True Religion Without Myth

About 10 years ago, when I was still a Catholic, I was …

Posted December 18th, 2013

George Rodrigue Is Dead

Sad news from the Bayou State tonight: artist George Rodrigue has died …

Posted December 14th, 2013

More Artists, Fewer Intellectuals

Negatively reviewing a book about culture and the loss of Christian conviction, …

Posted December 10th, 2013

The Rise & Fall Of Catholic Writing

In a powerful essay in First Things, the poet Dana Gioia despairs …

Posted December 6th, 2013