Episode 7 | Baptism | Saint John the Baptist: From Birth to Beheading | National Gallery, London

Jenny, where better to begin this episode, which is thinking about baptism, than Salisbury Cathedral? Particularly Salisbury Cathedral, because it has this stupendous font that was installed recently in 2008. It’s the most stunning visual object. It’s extraordinary, because as you approach the font, the water is so still that it actually looks far more…

The Restoration of Mother Mary Narrated

So here I’m gonna do another narrated walkthrough of the restoration of this painting of Mother Mary. It’s not meant to be instructional or exhaustive, just to give you guys an idea of what I’m doing. This painting was pretty damaged and had been exposed to moisture which resulted in a lot of flaking. There…

Episode 9 | The Baptist’s Head | Saint John the Baptist: From Birth to Beheading

So Ben, this episode will concentrate specifically on the Baptist’s head and this tradition of representing not the entire narrative of the martyrdom of John the Baptist. So in the earlier tradition, visual traditions, we often have the representation of the imprisonment, the banquet of Herod, the dance of Salome and then finally the beheading….

NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Gustavo Victor Goler

>>SANTERO GUSTAVO VICTOR GOLER DID NOT WANT TO BE AN ARTIST, BUT THE SAINTS CALLED HIM. ♪ ♪>>Lopez: What’s it like for you to be in your work room, surrounded by Saints?>>Goler: I love it. It’s my favorite place to be. I always say that I’m always surrounded by saints and I really am, because,…

The Saints Project

hi my name is Kristen Brown I’m from Philadelphia Pennsylvania and I started the scene’s project I usually describe the saint’s project as a modern portrayal of Catholic saints and then digitally altered to look like fine art so the first time I remember taking pictures I was probably six or seven my dad was…