Posts about art

  • We called for your intercession with God

    A mural in the Lower Chapel at Flüeli-Ranft in Switzerland, initiated by Robert Durrer in 1920.

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  • The Descent of Christ Into Limbo

    What is it they say? “I don’t know what art I like; but I know it when I see it.” I was captivated by this golden, glowing painting in the Santa Croce church of Florence when we visited in 2011. I don’t know whether it was the depth of detail in the painting, the tremendously […]

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  • Mountain Postcards

    I saw a few trestles outside a book store in Zurich a couple of weeks ago, and a quick peruse lead me to the book Die Bergpostkarten by German artist Emil Nolde.

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