Art and Faith, Too

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Natalia Goncharova. The Seraph. 1914

The Seraph

Natalia Goncharova

1914

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Monday, 31 October 2011

Giacinto Gimignani. Portrait of a Nun in Ecstasy. 17th century

Portrait of a Nun in Ecstasy

Giacinto Gimignani

17th century

Giacinto Gimignani. An Angel and a Devil Fighting for the Soul of a Child. 17th century

An Angel and a Devil Fighting for the Soul of a Child

Giacinto Gimignani

17th century

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Sergei Bychkov. Izhe Kheruvimy… (We, the Cherubim…) 2000s

Izhe Kheruvimy… (We, the Cherubim…)

Sergei Bychkov

2000s

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Of course, every Orthodox Christian knows that the title of this piece is lifted straight from the Cherubic Hymn, which is sung in the Liturgy at the Great Entrance. It’s meant to conjure up images of stately processions, priests in colourful swirling vestments, and clouds of incense…

BMD

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