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Visual Art Essays

Art Essays from the Current Issue

Presence in a Space

The Flickering Contradictions of Martin Puryear
Essay by Karen L. Mulder

Gathering the Light

Sean Scully’s Montserrat Chapel
Essay by Paul Anel

Art Essays from the Archive

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


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


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Approaching the Iceberg: Richard Meier’s Jubilee Church


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


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Jack Baumgartner and the School of the Transfer of Energy


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


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Redemptive Grit: The Ordinary Artistry of Gerald Folkerts


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Louise McClary: Landscapes of Love


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Gathering the Light: Sean Scully’s Montserrat Chapel


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The Word on the Street: The Photographs of Larry Racioppo


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Hanging Gardens: The Drawings of Gala Bent


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Four Corners: Painters Frame Contemporary Painting


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The Mosque Outside the Mosque: Aerosol Arabic and the One Experience


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Of Mind and Matter


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


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Walking Man: The Art of Thomas Denny


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Things Come Alive: The Art of Olga Lah


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


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Second Line and the Art of Witness: Steve Prince’s Katrina Suite


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


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Oliver Barratt: Poetry of the Void


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Gravity and Grace: The Art of Richard Serra


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Marc Quinn: The Matter of Life and Death


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Attending to the Light: The Landscapes of David Dewey


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Plates from a Forgotten Book: The Paintings of Kim Alexander


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The Mark of Cain


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Adrian Wiszniewski: A New Heaven and a New Earth


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Noah Buchanan and the Renewal of Mystery


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Zhi Lin: A New Old Master


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Spiral Jetty

Learning to Live on the Spiral Jetty


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Paradox of Flesh: The Art of Chris Ofili


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Second Horizon: The Changing Vision of Odd Nerdrum


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


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The House that Agnes Martin Built


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Barry Krammes: Shepherd of the Wasteland


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The Vessel and the Light: Ruth Weisberg Reads the Torah


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


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Mirrormind: Lia Chavez and the Artistic Process


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Dancing to Strange Music: Diversity and Faith in the Visual Arts


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Levity and Gravity: The Sculpture of David Robinson


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The Empty Bed: Tracey Emin and the Persistent Self


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Allegorical Strays: The Art and Craft of James Mellick


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To Make People Wonder: The Collaborative Portraits of Fritz Liedtke


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A Celebration of Transient Beauty: The Photographic Art of Paul Kenny


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Altars to the Unknown God: Modern Art for Modern Christians


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


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Acquainted with the Night: The Art of Jerzy Nowosielski


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Peter Howson and the Harrowing of Hell


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Jeffrey Mongrain: An Iconography of Eloquence


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Something Happens


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