The Beuronese School: Nature and Grace in Liturgical Art
The major styles of sacred art – the Iconographic, the Baroque and the Gothic – are all well known to Catholics, even if they can’t identity these styles by name. Sometimes a school of sacred art develops, however, which owes a debt to one or the other of these styles but is, as the expression goes, “neither fish nor fowl.” Such is the case with the Beuronese School of Art.
The Ghent Altarpiece Speaks: David Clayton Reviews Magnificat’s The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb
One of the greatest masterpieces ever painted, the Ghent Altarpiece, created in the 15th century by Flemish brothers Hubert and Jan Van Eyck, is the second most viewed work of art in the world (after Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa). And now, about 500 years later, thanks to French art historian Frabrice Hadjadj, the world has easy access to this masterpiece through his newly published book The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
Online Edition: September 2012 Vol. XVIII, No. 6 Why Create New Art or Music When There’s Plenty of Good Old…