A recently botched restoration of a once beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary is proving once again why it’s best to leave some tasks to the experts.
Eike Schmidt, the director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence since 2015, recently bemoaned the fact that so many great works of religious art are languishing in museum storage.
Finding new meanings in the Hortus Conclusus
Have you ever wondered who you are looking at in medieval and Renaissance altarpieces? This video will serve as a primer for identifying saints in art.
Nearly everyone familiar with the world of rare books has heard of the Book of Hours, the so-called bestseller of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. However, few people, except specialist…
The Andy Warhol Museum presents Andy Warhol: Revelation, the first exhibition to comprehensively examine the Pop artist’s complex Catholic faith in relation to his artistic production.
When asked if his work was inspired by God, Matisse replied, “Yes, but that god is me.”
The Holy Thorn Reliquary is a work of both ornate beauty and sublime significance. The grandeur and intricacy of the late-medieval French goldsmith’s craft is harnessed for the reverence of a single…