News about Catholic Art
Brother Cletus Behlmann infused art with spirituality
NEW YORK — There might never be an New York City art gallery exhibition devoted to the art of Brother Cletus Behlmann (1933-2016) or a retrospective of his paintings in a major museum, but that does not diminish his talent nor the appreciation fans have for his art. The prolific artist, whose works are in […]
Centuries-old books bring visual pleasure at Swann, Oct. 13
NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 13 Early Printed Books sale will include works from the Early Modern and Enlightenment period, starting with the Manny Coleman collection, as well as publications on economics, science, medicine and travel and will feature part two of the collection of Ken Rapoport. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be […]
In Memoriam: Vin Scully, Dodgers broadcaster for 67 years, age 94
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died on the evening of August 2. He was 94.
Vatican says artifacts were gifts; some Indigenous groups push for their return
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican Museums are home to some of the most magnificent artworks in the world, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to ancient Egyptian antiquities and a pavilion full of papal chariots. But one of the museum’s least-visited collections is becoming its most contested before Pope Francis’ trip to Canada.