Sunday, November 13, 2011

RELIGIOUS ART | TALK OF WEEK

AOA NEWS
By Tahlib
"FREEDOM" (above) by Rachael Walker is the 2011 winning high school artwork for the first A&O Prize for Youth as part of this week's Spirit & Place Festival exhibit, "Beyond Dead: A Youth Response." Walker, a Senior at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis said her work, "is meant to illuminate the unfortunate issue of teen suicide." Walker will receive a scholarship for use at an Indiana college. This week's question of the week is:
Listed below are the other news stories of the past week from the world of religious art. The stories are grouped by the five largest faith traditions, with an additional category for other/interfaith.

BUDDHIST ART:
  • "Tibetan Treasures" Exhibit on Display in Pennsylvania Museum (Tribune-Democrat)
HINDU ART:
  • Preview of "The Priest and the Prostitute" a Hindu Satire (AOA News)
ISLAMIC ART:
  • Curator Navina Haidar's Islamic Art Galleries Open At the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Huffington Post)
JEWISH ART:
  • Theater Review: "Pangs of the Messiah" Eviction Before Salvation in Israel (New York Times)
CHRISTIAN ART:
  • Evangelical Preacher from Colorado, Named Artist Advocate of 2011 (AOA News)
  • Kindness Foundation Art on display in Mississippi City Hall (Laurel Leader Call)
  • Ohio College's Art on Exhibit at Depicts Holy Mary’s Unconditional Love (Dayton Daily News)
  • Shopping Mall Displays Religious Art by California Artist, Jan Small (Patch)
  • Glass Negatives of Christian Painting Survive Japan's 1945 Atomic Bombing (Mainichi News)
  • Menil Collection of Religious Icons Spans Generations (Culture Map)
  • Mass Change for Roman Catholics at End of Month (Huffington Post)
RELATED ARTS:
  • A&O Prize for Youth Art Show Opens for Spirit & Place Festival (AOA News)
  • Utah Museum's 26th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art Exhibition (Daily Herald)
  • Students Create the Story of Life & Death with Giant Popsicles (AOA News)
  • Interfaith Dialogue about Death at the Indiana Interchurch Center (AOA News)
  • Video: "After...Life" by Ejaaz Collins (Interchurch Center)
  • Final Days to Vote for Student Artist Winners in Indianapolis! (AOA News)
  • Movie Review: Immortals (New York Times)
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