Old Masters and Black Bodies

Using the tools of the old masters – grand canvases and oil paint, and fluently speaking their iconographic language – Ballon has moved Black bodies from the margins of the canvas to the forefront, portraying them as Biblical characters.

A Refuge of Beauty: St. Timothy’s, Winston-Salem

St. Timothy’s is a large and active church, but the renovation project has less to do with size than with creating a sacred space to complement and reinforce the decidedly high-church character of the congregation.

They Made Me An Artist

For 21 years, this weekly ritual of faith, food, fellowship, and creativity has attracted homeless and housed artists of varying skill levels, as well as volunteers who help everything go smoothly.

Advent’s Radical Prophet

William Blake viewed himself first not as a poet or an artist, much less a political activist, but as a prophet, a seer who glimpsed the glory of God and was forever transformed.

The Art of Reconciliation

The Parish of Calvary–St. George’s has welcomed a theater company called Sea Dog, which seeks to “tell stories of alienation and reconciliation.”

Research on Evensong Numbers

Musicologist Kathryn King of Magdalen College, Oxford, will study why people attend evening choral services.

Revisiting the Pietá

Photographer Joe Henry’s series uses the motif of the pietà to examine a never-ending American tragedy.