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New for April 2021

April 1, 2021

New for April 2021

Easter falls on April 4th this year, so, the trio of new pieces on display this month from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection celebrate the Resurrection of Christ. They are the work of three Eastern Christian iconographers, representing three different national schools of iconography. If we needed more proof that this ancient tradition of sacred art is far less…

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New for March 2021

March 1, 2021

New for March 2021

As we enter the second month of Lent, I have selected an artwork for March from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection made up of 15 separate paintings. It is a Stations of the Cross mixed media carved wood piece from the Mississippi-based visionary folk artist, Carl Dixon, presenting fourteen of the traditional events occurring on Christ's journey along the…

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New for February 2021

February 1, 2021

New for February 2021

Ash Wednesday falls on February 17th this year. For this first month in the season of Lent, I've selected a quartet of images from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection by international artists in a variety of mediums, illustrating the Gospel narrative of Christ praying in Gethsemane. This genre of art about Christ's Passion is commonly known as "The Agony…

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New for December 2020 and January 2021

November 29, 2020

New for December 2020 and January 2021

My selection of new works from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection takes us from the Season of Advent to Epiphany Sunday with illustrations of the Christmas Story. The five pieces were made by folk artists of the Americas in a wide variety of mediums. We see Mary, Joseph, and a welcoming Baby Jesus in a painted wood carving of…

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New for September 2020

September 1, 2020

New for September 2020

In times like the present global pandemic, people think apocalyptic thoughts about the End of the World and a Day of Reckoning for humankind. My selection of artworks from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection for September offer four different interpretations of the Last Judgment narrative in Matthew 25:31-46, where Christ uses the image of the separation of sheep from…

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New for July and August 2020

July 1, 2020

New for July and August 2020

My selection of artworks from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection for July and August illustrate moments in the Gospel when Jesus deals one on one with people, attentive to their specific needs, whether they are alone together, in intimage groupings, or in crowds. The four poster-format reproductions now on view in the Encounters with Christ gallery of The Life…

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New for June 2020

June 1, 2020

New for June 2020

Bulgarian Graphic Artist Milen Litchkov has created enough prints to illustrate his own Bible! For the month of June, I am showcasing just three of his color etchings of foundational narratives of the Hebrew Scriptures in the Old Testament Tales gallery of the Bible Stories and Parables section. Litchkov draws inspiration for his lavishly detailed prints from the miniaturized…

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New for May 2020

May 3, 2020

New  for May 2020

One question is on all our minds as we enter the month of May--when will the current pandemic come to an end? During this anxious time, my thoughts have often turned to the biblical stories of Jesus the restorer of health and life. I have selected a trio of images this month from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection depicting…

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