Religion

Videos

How Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral will look

How Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral will look

Posted October 2nd, 2013

3D, Architecture, Art History, Religion, Spain, Videos

It may have taken only 144 years to construct, but Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia cathedral will probably be completed by 2026. Or at least that’s what the architect in charge has promised. About 65% of the work has been completed since Antoni Gaudi laid the… Read More

Streaming

The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

Posted August 5th, 2013

Events, Pop Art, Religion, Streaming

Andy Warhol kept his religious beliefs a secret. The pop artist as a religious man must have seemed like a contradiction to him or at least he was worried that it might have hurt his image, but nonetheless he rarely missed Mass at his church… Read More

Videos

The Art of Eternity

The Art of Eternity

Posted August 1st, 2013

Art History, Documentaries, Religion, Videos

How should art depict the relationship between man and God? How can art best express eternal values? Can you, and should you, portray the face of Christ? For over a thousand years these were some of the questions which taxed the minds of the greatest… Read More

Religion

Art from the Spiritual World

Art from the Spiritual World

Posted June 12th, 2013

Museums, Outsiders, Religion

The Hett Art Gallery and Museum in Chesterfield, Indiana is a special place collecting artifacts from the spiritualist movement, especially art by spiritualist mediums who were in contact with the spirits of the other side (or wherever those spirits live). In the department for “Psychic… Read More

Videos

The hidden art of Islam

The hidden art of Islam

Posted May 14th, 2013

Documentaries, Islam, Religion, Videos

Rageh Omaar examines figurative Islamic art and the controversy surrounding it. At the British Museum, a collection of artefacts from the Muslim world is on show, which tells the history of a journey to Mecca always forbidden to non-Muslims. It features a succession of examples… Read More

Turkey

Mosque conversion in Turkey raises alarm

Mosque conversion in Turkey raises alarm

Posted April 18th, 2013

Museums, Religion, Turkey

Christian art in Byzantine church-turned-museum is at risk after controversial court ruling. “One of the most important monuments of late Byzantium, the 13th-century Church of Hagia Sophia in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, which is now a museum, will be converted into a mosque,… Read More

Videos

The Story of the Turban – The Sikh in 20th century Britain

The Story of the Turban – The Sikh in 20th century Britain

Posted April 4th, 2013

Documentaries, England, India, Religion, Videos

In September 2011, Sikhs from all over Britain gathered in Parliament Square to protest. The focus of their concern was the turban. Since the terrorist attacks of the 21st century Sikhs believe their turbans have singled them out for discrimination. In a case of mistaken… Read More

Religion

100 years of Israel’s archaeological archive is online now

100 years of Israel’s archaeological archive is online now

Posted January 17th, 2013

Collections, Israel, Religion

The archaeological archive of Israel, which is administered by the Israel Antiquities Authority and amasses data on all of the activity of the archeological entities in the country, is computerized and will go online in the coming days. This is being underwritten with joint funding… Read More

Shows

Naneci Yurdagül show can be visited only in a burqa

Naneci Yurdagül show can be visited only in a burqa

Posted November 26th, 2012

Germany, Religion, Shows

In his work Naneci Yurdagül reflects, subtly and ironically, on social, cultural and political situations and their change, which always have traces of his own biography. One focus of his artistic engagement are topics on national and religious identity, migration, social exclusion, cultural appropriation and… Read More