Tag Archives: art

World Drawing God Day

In the new book, Drawing God (Paraclete Press), Emma decides to draw something beyond spectacular. She chooses to draw God. Drawing God author Karen Kiefer, who directs the Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College, invites everyone to … Continue reading

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Drawing God

After a trip to an art museum, a young girl named Emma is inspired to create a spectacular masterpiece of her own. She decides to draw God. So begins Drawing God (Paraclete Press, October 2019), a new children’s book written … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Buddhist Art

The first comprehensive reference collection of Buddhist art—an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike—is now housed at BC’s Bapst Library. The 22-volume English language Encyclopedia of Buddhist Art was donated earlier this year to the Boston College Libraries by the Fo … Continue reading

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If you could hear a painting

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac has published a volume that surveys artist Mary Sherman‘s work, a combination of painting, sculpture, installation, and mechanics that explores the relationship between painting and sound. Sherman is a Boston College alumna and teaches in the … Continue reading

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The art and thought of Paul Klee

Frederick J. Adelmann, SJ, Professor of Philosophy John Sallis has written a book that provides a philosophical perspective on the relation between artist Paul Klee’s work and his thought. Klee once said that “art does not reproduce the visible but makes visible.” … Continue reading

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Southwest art

Alumna Margaret Moore Booker, who studied art history as an undergraduate at Boston College, is the author of the award-winning book, Southwest Art Defined: An Illustrated Guide (Rio Nuevo Publishers). The volume is an illustrated reference guide to Southwestern art and … Continue reading

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The Virgin Mary in Chinese iconography

The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History (Hong Kong University Press) is a new book forthcoming from Father Jeremy Clarke, SJ, a historian whose expertise is the history of  Catholicism in China. Through a prism of history, theology … Continue reading

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