Sunday, November 15, 2020

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK: Ed Knippers

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Gregory & Ernest Disney-Britton 
"Peter Led From Prison" by Ed Knippers; Early relief print in a proof state; 12" X 9 1/2"; Paper size: 19" X 13 1/4" 
Ernest's mom is freed from the hospital today (maybe). She was rushed there on Tuesday and rapidly recovered while joking that Christ Hospital "is a prison with good pot roast." In that spirit, this week, we are spotlighting "Peter Led From Prison
(Acts 12:5-10) by Ed Knippers. With a figurative style that is Baroque, Cubist, and naked, he is a founding father of contemporary Christian art. Today, a print is included in the Christians in the Visual Arts annual auction fundraiser. Bidding is open until 9 pm, and that's our A&O collector's tip this week. 

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Edward Knippers received an MFA from the University of Tennessee. Knippers has held over 200 awards and exhibitions through out North America and Europe. 
With roots in both German Expressionism and in 20th Century abstraction, as well as in the ancient vocabulary of the early icon, Knippers has accomplished a body of painting that is fresh in its power and grace.
"The Foot Washing (Christ and His Disciples)" By Ed Knippers
Sacrifice of Isaac | 2017; oil on paper – 26″ X 20″ – $650
Resurrection of Christ | 2017; oil on paper – 26″ X 20″ – $650