Thursday, October 27, 2011

An Example of Symbolism in Art

You know I love symbolism in writing, be it intentional or otherwise. Symbolism is a significant part of Christian art, as well. Traditional art is loaded with meaning and fascinating to "decode".

For example, consider Fr. Longenecker's brief treatment of a painting of the Holy Trinity, where color, gesture, shape, and position all teach.

No comments:

Post a Comment