Showing posts from September, 2015

Exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art hopes to set the record straight when it comes to Islamic art

Phyllis Tickle, who energized a market for books on religion, dies at 81

Toledo Museum to return stolen Hindu antiquities

A&O Curator's reveal their shortlists for ArtPrize Seven

A benefit auction for West Hollywood's AIDS Monument

Kehinde Wiley's Saint of Abandoned People at auction for AIDS Monument

Sculptor Tatsuo Miyaiima lights a Buddhist tale for California shoppers

Clifford Owens’s scatological whispers

Tang Museum receives gift of 500 works from collector Jack Shear

Philip Campbell is one of the top artists are catching the public's attention in ArtPrize 2015

Nicole Eisenman named as a 2015 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ winner

Passages to India: Alexander Gorlizki's installations in Dallas

A Jewish woman’s place is in the "Sukkah"

Pope Francis makes surprise stop to bless sculpture symbolizing Catholic unity with Jews

A poor collector's guide to buying great Art, in 10 useful tips

Tacoma Art Museum explores religion, sex, and politics in "Art AIDS America"

Humble ceramics curated by Takashi Murakami in a stunning installation


Movie Review: ‘The Cut’ depicts the Armenian diaspora through a searching father

Movie Review: ‘Prophet’s Prey,’ a documentary about Mormon fundamentalists

Theatre Review: In ‘The Christians,’ a schism over fire and brimstone

Judaism, Islam, and Christianity use visual imagery to distinguish themselves

The National Constitution Center's "Religious Liberty" exhibition is free to all visitors

Collector focused auctions a magnet for buyers at Bonhams during its week of Asian art sales

Germany returns Hindu statue to India

William Benton Museum of Art explores how Australia's aboriginal art ties religion to land

Daniel Nevins exhibits paintings inspired by the Torah at UNC Asheville

Philanthropy Friday: Will Bill Gates, and the Effective Altruists destroy the arts?

Diane Silver's "Sacrament" abstracts Christianity down to the bones

Rare illuminated Bible given in honor of Pope Francis to U.S. Library of Congress

The divine beauty of modern religious art at Palazzo Strozzi

Aaron Willis proclaims the good news through a "Street Bible"

Buddhist monks create works of art and enlightenment at McClung Museum

The Green Collection's "God's Word Goes Out to the Nations" on display in Philadelphia

Armenian Church donates 13th-century manuscript to Getty Museum

Two million muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for Hajj

Buddhist practice given artistic edge in Tiffany Singh's multi-sensory exhibition

Kuwait's Islamic arts expo in Rome highlights historic moments

Embroidered Buddhist thangka sells at auction for $1.5 million

Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces west coast debut of "Rain Room"

Russian President Putin opens Moscow’s most elaborate mosque

"Pope Up," Pope inspired artworks at Globe Dye Works in Philadelphia

Pope Francis’ popularity bridges great divides

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest opens in Milan

Jim Shaw's wacky religious world to open at the New Museum

Why MF Husain painted Hindu figures (but not Muslim ones) in the nude

American Catholics say Pope Francis is in touch with their needs today

Philadelphia prepares for the pope with a festival of cultural offerings

Collecting demand rising for Himalayan bronzes

Yoram Raanan's work inspired by worship in the synagogues

Pope Francis meets Raul Castro: one of the best photos of the day

Auction houses battle for an online audience: a look at the stats

Aboriginal artist, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri's dizzying NYC moment


Movie Review: "Black Mass" arrives in time for Pope Francis

As the nation prepares for Pope Francis, others ask: What does it mean to be Catholic?

Billionaire art collector Nicolas Berggruen announces $1 million philosophy prize

Theatre Review: "The Christians" - a mature and elusive play about faith

The psychological depth of Jim Shaw’s pop culture dreamscapes

Collecting: Banker aquires 16,845 idols of Ganesha

Broadway's "Amazing Grace" set to close in October