Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Now this is good art....

"Virgen renacentista" - Aristides Artal
 
 
I just discovered this painter at the Deacon's Bench.  Deacon Kandra posted an image of St. Joseph the Worker by Artal for today's feast day.  I like his work very much.  Artal's Madonna has natural golden hair...
 
Aristides is a master.
 

5 comments:

  1. That is absolutely stunning.

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  2. I love the Magnificat covers. The latest is a painting by Pierre Marie Dumont called Can't We Dream. It's a beautiful depiction of Mary in a diaphonous white gown holding baby Jesus. She's standing on a staircase. It's beautiful!

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  3. I would love to sit in front of it for a very long time.

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  4. His paintings are beautiful. He might have some connections with Opus Dei since he painted the portraits of St. Jose Maria Escriva and Bp. Alvaro de Portillo.

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