The Sistine Chapel is one of the wonders of human art that is so hard to comprehend. How could one man create such a complex vision of human life? If you look just below the centre, you will see an image which often feature. It is the creation of humanity: Just below this you will … Continue reading A Year of Inspirers (7) – Michelangelo’s Vision of Humanity
Advent Art (3) – An Ark Amongst Suffering
There is something powerfully resonant about these two images of The Flood – of worldwide disaster and human suffering. In Poussin’s dark, grey painting (on the left) we see a figure desperately praying in the middle, because that’s one of the things we do when we are desperate! The ark of safety is very hard … Continue reading Advent Art (3) – An Ark Amongst Suffering
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