Sunday, May 8, 2016

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By ErnestGregory Disney-Britton
"The Ascension of Christ" (1958) by Salvador Dali
In 1958, when Christians thought we had seen every angle of religious art, and artists had abandoned it... Salvador Dali painted "The Ascension of Christ." The painting is part of a series of images that came to Dali in a dream in 1950. This week, as Christians celebrated Christs ascension to heaven, this painting stands out because of what it says about what Christians treasure. In 2016, our Christian homes are filled with our treasures, but how many of those treasures reflect a love of Christ?

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