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In the Studio

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Art Essays from the Archive

A Spade is Not a Spade: The Art of Fabian Debora and the Mystery of Los Angeles


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Gathering the Light: Sean Scully’s Montserrat Chapel


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Carnal Beauties: The Art of Allison Luce


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A Painter’s Thoughts on the State of Painting


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Cindy Jackson’s Bevy of Boisterous Bodies


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Recognizing the Stranger: The Art of Emmanuel Garibay


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A Geology of the Sacred: Stephen Cox Reopens the Ancient Quarries


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Approaching the Iceberg: Richard Meier’s Jubilee Church


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Gravity and Grace: The Art of Richard Serra


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Vanishing into the Work: The Franciscan Labors of James Munce


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Attending to the Light: The Landscapes of David Dewey


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The Word on the Street: The Photographs of Larry Racioppo


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Active Sight: Vija Celmins and Jackson Pollock from Pictorialism to Perception


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Still Mending: South Africa between the Shadow and the Light


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Hanging Gardens: The Drawings of Gala Bent


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Night Vision: Jacques Maritain and the Meaning of Art


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Things Come Alive: The Art of Olga Lah


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Seeing Through the Darkness: Georges Rouault’s Vision of Christ


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Karen Laub-Novak: A Catholic Expressionist in the Era of Vatican II


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From the Lines of Life: Guy Chase and the Art of the (Extra)Ordinary


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Spiral Jetty

Learning to Live on the Spiral Jetty


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Presence in a Space: The Flickering Contradictions of Martin Puryear


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Far as the Curse is Found: The Art of Scott Kolbo


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Where Do You Stand? Anselm Kiefer’s Visual and Verbal Artifacts


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Ecstatic Dislocation: The Art of Sedrick Huckaby


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Paradox of Flesh: The Art of Chris Ofili


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Adrian Wiszniewski: A New Heaven and a New Earth


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Second Horizon: The Changing Vision of Odd Nerdrum


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Four Corners: Painters Frame Contemporary Painting


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Insider/Outsider/In: The Art of Jennifer Anne Moses


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The House that Agnes Martin Built


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The Intoxicating Eye: On Looking at Jila Peacock’s Ten Poems from Hafez


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Eat this Scroll: The Saint John’s Bible and the Word Made Flesh


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Desire and Longing: Image Artists after Twenty Years


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Ritual Images


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The Empty Bed: Tracey Emin and the Persistent Self


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Walking Man: The Art of Thomas Denny


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Something Happens


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Peter Howson and the Harrowing of Hell


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The Avant-Garde and Sacred Discontent: Contemporary Performance Artists Meet Ancient Jewish Prophets


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The Thread that Weaves Life Together: Crossing Boundaries  with the Charis Exhibition


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Candy and Copenhagen: Encountering the Art of Jonathan Castellino


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Barry Krammes: Shepherd of the Wasteland


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Oliver Barratt: Poetry of the Void


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Pixelated Glories: The Graphic Excursions of Kathy T. Hettinga


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Jeffrey Mongrain: An Iconography of Eloquence


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Secret Identities, Shifting Shapes:
The Graphic Novels of Gene Luen Yang


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Levity and Gravity: The Sculpture of David Robinson


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A Reflection in the Window: Gerhard Richter Longs for More


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Redemptive Grit: The Ordinary Artistry of Gerald Folkerts


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Altars to the Unknown God: Modern Art for Modern Christians


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Profound Faith, Profound Beauty: The Life and Art of Sadao Watanabe


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The Mark of Cain


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Mirrormind: Lia Chavez and the Artistic Process


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Allegorical Strays: The Art and Craft of James Mellick


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Noah Buchanan and the Renewal of Mystery


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Still Points: The Quiet Spaces of Wolfgang Laib


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In Search of the Beautiful: The Art of Susie Hamilton


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System and Chaos: The Art of Linnéa Spransy


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Gerhard Richter: The Capacity for Belief


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