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Anonymous Renovators of Icons

Karin Vélez

in The Miraculous Flying House of Loreto

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174006
eISBN:
9780691184494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174006.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins by examining how two peripheral artworks of the Virgin of Loreto, the eighteenth-century wooden statue from the Moxos missions and the seventeenth-century Roman painting by ... More


The Passionate Utterance of Love

Hent de Vries

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

De Vries situates Marion’s discussion of love in a wider philosophical, literary, theological, psychoanalytic context and emphasizes that for Marion, love is absolutely prior to thought and action ... More


Catholic Themes in Art and Music

Charles Scribner III

in Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God made things perfectly, and Michelangelo presented them in idealized form in his sculpture and painting. The anguish Michelangelo suffered to create beautiful things spurred him on to create an ... More


‘Siege Laid Again’: Arikha’s Gaze, Beckett’s Painted Stage

David Lloyd

in Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter 3 explores Beckett’s relationship with the Romanian-Jewish painter Avigdor Arikha. After long practicing as an abstract painter, in 1965 Arikha committed himself to working “from ... More


Reframing Representation

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the rosary and Marian devotion were reinterpreted within early modern Catholicism. It focuses on Caravaggio's images of Mary to highlight the role of visual perception in ... More


The Suspended Spectacle of History: The Tableau Vivant in Late Twentieth-Century Cinema

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines both the history of the tableau vivant as an art form and its remarkable revival in the cinema of the late twentieth century. At once a quotation of an existing work of art and ... More


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