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Religious artistic creation of women artists

The Editors Contemporary people, involved with the present, often fail to perceive the scale of the cultural changes which have taken place during the last century and which are related to the position of women in the society. What is even more often overlooked is the...

The religious painting of Pia Górska

Anna Sieradzka University of Warsaw  Abstract:   The religious painting of Pia Górska, a Polish artist active in the 1920s and 1930s, is sparsely preserved and little known. Her most outstanding works include two images painted in 1938-1939: Holy Virgin of Loreto...

A look at vera icon: Dorothee von Windheim’s play with tradition

Wojciech Lippa The Catholic University of Lublin  Abstract: The first true image of God was created on the inititiative of a woman, St Veronica. She, the first woman-artist, paradoxically managed to capture tangibly, on a canvas, the image of the One who is...

In search of the Face. Danuta Waberska’s way to sacred art

Renata Rogozińska University of Arts in Poznań Abstract: Graduate of the School of Fine Arts in Poznań, Danuta Waberska has spent the vast majority of her professional life in the service of the Church, specializing in the field of sacred art. This work has taken up...

Krużlowa and The Head of Christ by Alina Szapocznikow

Agata Jakubowska Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań Abstract: In 1962 Father Józef Sadzik, who was in charge of Éditions du Dialogue arrived at the Pallottine centre in Paris. He established there an important intellectual and spiritual centre which grouped numerous...

Religious experience through art

Janusz Królikowski Kraków, The Pontifical University of John Paul II Abstract: The article proposes a general reflection on religious experience whose aim is to show that the latter is open to art; its other objective is to define what precisely expresses its...

Stained-glass windows of the Kashubian Calvary in Wiele

MałgorzataReinhard-Chlanda Cracow, The Pontifical University of John Paul II Abstract: The stained-glass windows of the Calvary in Wiele in Kashubia from 1915–1922 constitute important decorative and conceptual elements of a large landscape architecture project. The...

Father Professor Józef Benignus Wanat OCD

 Andrzej Witko On the 9 April 2013, Prof. Th.D. Józef Benignus Wanat, discalced Carmelite, professor of the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, an eminent historian, historian of art and culture, a generous-hearted man of extraordinary modesty, died in...

Remembering Professor Małgorzata Kitowska-Łysiak (1953–2012)

Marcin Lachowski Professor Małgorzata Kitowska-Łysiak, renowned art historian and critic, passed away on October 17th, 2012. She was a conscientious and inquisitive scholar, a keen observer of art life and its just interpreter. She was a humanist in the true sense of...
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