Religious Iconography

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Beautiful Big Blue Beast by Jane Dickson
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Mary Carlson takes inspiration from religious iconography, demons, and snakes in her latest exhibition, Beautiful Beast.

Nora Chipaumire by Lauren Bakst
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Word Choice features original works of fiction and poetry. Read “Development,” a short story by Matthew Pitt, selected by Fiction Editor Rosie Parker.

Eija-Liisa Ahtila by Cary Wolfe
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“Breaking up perspective has long been one of the central themes in my works.”

New, Age: Linda Montano by Eliza Swann
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Blessed be Catholic performance artist Linda Montano and her life/art. Amen.

Maurizio Cattelan by Michèle Gerber Klein
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“People don’t understand the new pictures; they are really confused. Frequently they ask how I found this material. I say, ‘in my grandmother’s trunk,’ but that’s not true.”

Haitian Sequin Artists by Nancy Josephson
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Where sacred slams into secular, you’ll find the sequined banners of Haiti.

Three Poems by Michael Morse

Quo Journal: The Eponym Imperfect

April, the Meadowlark back on his post with ex-cathedra powers of speech—

Two Poems by Timothy Liu
Reverend Ethan Acres by David Pagel
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Good old-time religion and edgy, contemporary art make for odd bedfellows, but this unholy alliance thrives in the art and life of Reverend Ethan Acres.

The Cross of Charavaca by Chelo Amezcua
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Little Statuette by Kay Rosen
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Ink drawing, Little Statuette by Kay Rosen. 

Untitled by David Ortins
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Oil and beeswax on wood panel painting of two conjoined stars of David, Untitled by David Ortins.

Rivaulx Abbey, Interior of the Choir by Philip Henry Delamotte & Joseph Cundall
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An albumen print, titled Rivaulx Abbey, Interior of the Choir, by Philip Henry Delamotte and Joseph Cundall.

 The Seal of Life by Carl Apfelschnitt
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Handmade paper with pigment, The Seal of Life by Carl Apfelschnitt.

Young Christ Jesus by David Walter McDermott & Mssrs. McDermott
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Young Christ Jesus, oil on linen, by Mssrs. McDermott and McGough.

Two Photographs by Sarah Charlesworth
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Two cibachrome prints of religious figures, Buddha and Madonna by Sarah Charlesworth.

Christ in the 21st Century by Gin Taylor
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