The swoon of Mary was once seen as a weakness, but the concept of co-redemptrix interprets it a refreshing way, and how beautiful it is.
Painting of the Immaculate Conception follow a certain pattern. In this ArtSpeaks, we will unpack the different symbolism to fully understand what each means and gain a better understanding of Mary.
A fresco that detaches itself and lands in a church thousands of miles across the sea is a story of one image of our Mother of Good Counsel.
The masterpiece of Roger Van der Weyden gives us three insights from the position of Jesus and Mary, from the bones at the bottom, and the alternate name of the painting.
The La Pieta is one of the most recognized sculptures of all time but there is more to its beauty. This ArtSpeaks will explore the different things this magnificent work of art alludes to.
This triptych of multi-layered symbolism and typology explains, in images, the perpetual virginity of Mary.
The deesis is a style from Byzantine influence that reflects what Catholics believe when they pray for others or when they ask the intercession of the saints.
While the fresco is probably the most recognized work of art and visually tells of Adam's creation, this ArtSpeaks will investigate the other persons in this image and it's massive implication in understanding creation.
A proliferation of paintings depicting the end of Mary's life shows Christ carrying her as a child. It is a visual allegory of Mary as daughter Zion - the endearing daughter of God.
Typology is a big help when we understand the New Testament through the Old Testament. The story of Judith, and Jael, help us understand the role of Mary.