The Lord of Patience, as this three-foot tall icon is known, is a centrepiece for worship at the Church of San Bartolo Cuautlalpan in Mexico. At first glance, the statue of Christ is very similar to many other religious icons, and it was only during a recent restoration project that researchers at Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History discovered a hidden secret within the 18th century object.
When checking out Mark Maggiori’s art, it takes you by surprise to hear that he’s French because his work feels so American. His edgy, brutally honest photographs go wonderfully with the paintings in his series, The Blessed Event, which asks the question: what would happen if Jesus was living with us? This is a pretty […]
Eclectix has just published their new issue, Iconic, full of religious related art and culture, along with a mesmerizing group exhibition of all things related to God and Goddesses, altar art, pagan, shrines and religious imagery. Some holy and some un-holy, crossing all spiritual boundaries with artistic fervor.