A lot of us have “keeper cards”—those accessible art cards and greeting cards we put on the fridge, keep as a reminder, or fold into the pages of our favorite books. They hold a quote or image that draws us, that we want to return to. Maybe we’re drawn to the lettering, the colors, the illustration. We might prize the words that remind us to pay attention to the soul, the night sky, the brisk cold, the end of the day, the constellation coming alive across the night sky.
To find an authentic life, do you have to lose your religion?
Sometimes we were surprised
but always we felt bad
there’ll be no funeral
of memorial service
to celebrate those lives
a pixeled program on
All of us did our best
it seemed like standing at
of souls forever marked
The White Lotus is part of a growing subgenre that probes extreme wealth as moral deformity.
Born in the Philippines, educated in the United States and Europe, and married in Brazil, Wayne Lacson Forte makes religious art with a global perspective. He also creates illustrative works specific to the liturgical needs of faith communities in Southern California, where he now lives.
Mist rose from every morsel as if all of earth exhaled
Stumps once-stiff sank into damp wormdirt
Ice-green salt scattered sidewalks like shattered glass
At its core, God Spare the Girls is about a family history doomed to repeat itself.
This Christmas, CC staff members are giving people print subscriptions.
James Quentin Young is best known for his assemblage work, repurposing found objects, discards, and metal scraps. The mix of rust, color fields, design, and form most often meet for Young in the cruciform shape.