Art


"It is the task of the Church to uncover, cherish, and ennoble all that is true, good, and beautiful in the human community."
Vatican II: Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, art. 76.



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Images of Jesus Through Two Millennia Nicely illustrated tour by Stephen Cook through some key representations of Jesus of the last two thousand years

Mary Magdalene: Gallery of Images A fine collection of images gathered by Anne McGuire for a course at Haverford College on Women and Gender in Early Christianity

Cittàdel Vaticano 255 images courtesy of Christus Rex.

Cappella Sistina 325 images of the Sistine Chapel courtesy of Christus Rex.

Stanze e Loggia di Raffaello 226 images of the Raphael stanze and loggia courtesy of Christus Rex.

Musei Vaticani 596 images of the Vatican Museums courtesy of Christus Rex.

Vatican Exhibit View manuscripts, paintings, and lots more.

The Christian Catacombs of Rome View the art of the earliest Christians.

History and Art in Popes' coat of arms View representations of the popes' coats-of-arms from around Rome.

The WebMuseum See lots of great art from the world's top museums.

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries Great artwork portraying Jesus as Jew, turning point of history, light of the Gentiles, King of Kings, the cosmic Christ, the Son of Man, the True Image, Christ crucified, the monk who rules the world, the bridegroom of the soul, the divine and human model, the universal man, the mirror of the eternal, the prince of peace in a world of war, the teacher of common sense, the poet of the Spirit, the liberator, and the man who belongs to the world

Villa Farnesina Frescoes by Raphael, Giulio Romano, and Assistants.

Assisi Welcome to the town of Assisi, the home of Sts. Francis and Clare, in the Umbria region of Italy. Visit the Basilica of San Francesco (Saint Francis), the Basilica of Santa Chiara (Saint Clare), the church of San Damiano restored by St. Francis, and the Porziuncola (the "Little Portion").

The Jerusalem Mosaic Included in this tour of new and old Jerusalem are works of art such as the Chagall windows at the Hadassah -- Hebrew University Medical Center.

Catholic Online Marian Gallery Twelve beautiful paintings of Mary by great artists.

Art by Contemporary Jesuits A variety of images by Jesuits.

Bracha Lavee-Brym The work of Jerusalem-based artist Bracha Lavee. Paintings of Israel, Jerusalem, and the Bible

Image Galleries Carmelite Image Galleries containing collectios of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Elijah, St. Therese of Lisieux, St. John of the Cross and other Carmelite Saints with short biographies. Los Santos Carmelitas by Rafael Melus, O.Carm. consisting of images and biographies in the Spanish language. Christmas Gallery with images of the Madonna and Child, images pertaining to the events surrounding the miracle of Christmas, and a special section devoted the Christmas carol, Silent Night.

Lasallian Art

Ancestry: Religion, Death and Culture

Michelangelo Six pictures of painting and sculpture

Online Exhibition of Islamic Art At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation A large collection of wonderful art.

Links to images of the Last Supper

Gargoyles And Other Monsters in Norman And Gothic English Style

SILS Art Image Browser Dozens and dozens of reproductions compliments of the University of Michigan School of Information and Library Studies.

Images of Medieval Art and Architecture Wonderful images from England, France, & elsewhere. Lots.

Sacred Art of Enrique de la Vega Images from this Mexican artist of: Crucifixion, Jesus and the Children, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Ascension, The Resurrection, Jesus and Mary, Our Lady (Madonna), St. Anthony with Christ Child, St. Francis, St. Sebastian, Holy Family.

Catholic Sacred Art

Spiritual/Religious Paintings By Australian artist Judy Racz.

Thais 1200 years of Italian Sculpture Beautiful photos grouped by period, sculptor, and location. Spend hours at this site.

Dominican Priest and Sculptor Thomas McGlynn With pictures and commentary.

Les très riches heures du Duc de Berry Beautiful pictures from this 15th-century illustrated prayer book.

Jacques Maritain Center Art Gallery A couple of dozen beautiful pictures from churches and manuscripts.

The Gropper Windows In 1967, artist William Gropper completed a series of five windows in the Gottlieb Community Hall at West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest, Illinois. They represent some of the most familiar stories of Genesis.

Shoah I - Shoah II - Shoah III Art by Ingrid Shafer prepared for Good Friday. Powerful Holocaust images

French History & Civilization: The Crusades A collection of 62 slides displaying wonderful medieval art

Medieval Art Article and images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carol Gerten-Jackson: Featured Artists:
Fra Angelico Giovanni Bellini Hieronymus Bosch
Sandro Botticelli Dieric Bouts Pieter the Elder Bruegel
Duccio di Buoninsegna Petrus Christus Correggio
Gerard David El Greco Rosso Fiorentino
Piero della Francesca Giotto Benozzo Gozzoli
Matthias Grünewald Guercino Filippino Lippi
Fra Filippo Lippi Lorenzo Lotto Andrea Mantegna
Simone Martini Michelangelo Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
Perugino Jacopo da Pontormo Raphael
Luca Signorelli Paolo Veronese Leonardo da Vinci
Rogier van der Weyden

Giotto (Ambrogio Bondone, detto) 1267 - 1337 Frescoes in Assisi, Padua and Florence as well as wooden panels and crucifixes

World's Great Madonnas A collection of historical images of the Madonna assembled by Martha Nation.

Art, Images, Music, and Materials related to the Book of Revelation Compiled by Prof. Felix Just, S.J. of Loyola Marymount University

Art and Images related to John's Gospel Compiled by Prof. Felix Just, S.J. of Loyola Marymount University

The Doré Bible Gallery Compiled by Prof. Felix Just, S.J. of Loyola Marymount University

Illustrations of Gospel Stories From Jerome Nadal (1507-1580), a Spaniard from Majorca, one of the first ten members of the Society of Jesus

Yale Divinity Digital Image & Text Library A Database for Biblical Studies and a Database on the History of Christianity

Santos in Oaxaca's Ancient Churches The term santos refers both to "saints" and to the statues of the saints that have graced Mexico's churches almost from the beginning of the period of Christianization

Mural Paintings From Mount Athos in Greece

Art and Imagery Gallery Sentimental images from Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Picayune, Mississippi

Christ in the Desert Fr. Joseph Schad, SJ, traveled to Australia for his tertianship year, the final stage of Jesuit formation. Toward the end of the year he went to a remote Aboriginal community in the Balgo Hills to record and photograph Aboriginal art in the community's Jesuit church. He videotaped interviews with a number of artists, in which they talked about their paintings and their meanings.

Art on the Web Architecture, 18th Century Art, 19th Century Art, 20th Century Art, Ancient Art, Art Calendars, Art Databases, Art Education, Art Journals Online, Art Programs - Universities, Art Sites & Galleries, Art Therapy, Auctions, Baroque, Belgian, Art Book / Film Sources, Careers, Citation Styles, Computers and Art ,Conservation, Contemporary Religious Artists, Corporate Art Collections, Course Materials Online, Eastern Europe, Film, French Art, General Reference, Grants, Iconography, Image Collections, Listserves/ Newsgroups, Medieval Art, Museums, Mythology, Native American Art, Non-western Art, Other Libraries, Photography, Photo Sources, Professional Associations, Renaissance, Sculpture, Starting Points, Surrealism, Texts Online, Travel, Visual Literacy, War Art / Art and War, Web Search Tools, Women Artists

Christian Art A directory of links from Catholiclinks.org

Stained Glass Photography The works of eight artists as well as a number of buildings

Jesus Mafa The MAFA pictures are a coherent set of African illustrations of the Gospel. They permit a good visualization of the Sunday mass texts for the believer's faith, the catechist's comment and the celebrant's homily. Moreover they lead to prayer and, in a spirit of acculturation, the contemplation of a black Jesus

Biblical Art on the WWW

The Museum of Biblical Art




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