While in this fresco it may seem Christ ignores his mother, he actually purposely breaks her heart to allow her to participate in the divine drama of salvation.
Sometimes Iconography reveals how people think of things. This icon by Georgios Kortezas presents unusual imagery connected with the three named archangels. This article explains the meaning behind them.
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.
What does this painting of Adam and Eve tell us about our role in creation? This ArtSpeaks explores the meaning behind Johan Wenzel Peter's painting of creation.
What can Paolo Veronese's painting on St. Helena teach us about prayer? This ArtSpeaks explores prayer as a gift, covenant, and communion.
There is an overwhelming number of art, including this one by Raphael, depicting the serpent in Eden as a woman to tell the story of a love triangle. This ArtSpeaks explains why.
Pulpits have taken different shapes across the centuries. This one in Austria takes the form of Peter's boat in the Gospel of Luke for a very interesting reason.
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.
On February 22, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostles. Why have a feast for a chair? This Artspeaks answers why.