Posts Tagged ‘empaquetage’

Veiled Images at Passiontide

By John HartApril 12, 2019

I would like to be a purple ghost / carried away by that kite… The effect of a veiled statue can be both unnerving and ridiculous. To wit: there’s a meme going around social media right now in which a statue of Christ with risen hands, draped in purple, looks absurdly like Grimace of McDonaldland. In a Catholic Church that practices the custom of veiling images during Lent,…

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