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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.
Explore the symbolism Raphael uses in the recommissioning of Peter.
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.
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.
This triptych of multi-layered symbolism and typology explains, in images, the perpetual virginity of Mary.
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.
The massacre of innocent children is hardly a triumph, but when one dies for Christ, then it is an achievement. This ArtSpeaks will discuss the events surrounding the Holy Innocents and how it is triumphant.
The basilica is the official seat of the Pope, and therefore mother church of all churches. It is quite interesting how its interior architecture shows, in a very visual way how the Church is founded on Peter and the Apostles.
The Song of Songs in the Old Testament tells of a husband and her groom longing to be physically romantic with each other. It is an allegory of God's relationship with his people; Christ, with his Church.