The hidden meaning of Christmas art
(5 minute read) Carolyn Morrison offers a guide to the meaning and message of Christmas through five very different artworks, from Bruegel to Banksy.
The glorification of Mary is the glorification of every woman
(6 minute read) Carolyn Morrison reflects upon how the Virgin Mary’s assumption into heaven has been celebrated and portrayed in art.
An artistic contribution to the science-religion debate
(5 minute read) Carolyn Morrison re-visits the life, work and beliefs of the celebrated Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus at the National Gallery.
Painting the soul
(9 minute read) Carolyn Morrison goes behind the canvas to discover the profound meaning in some of the world’s best-known paintings.
Did I really see what I think I saw? Optical illusion in historical and contemporary art
(6 minute read) Seeing is believing - if you can believe what you see. Carolyn Morrison discovers an art form which makes us “think anew about what we see and how we see it.”
Log in, contemplate and transcend: an art lover’s guide to online viewing
(7 minute read) Carolyn Morrison takes a look at what’s on offer on social media platforms while the world’s great museums and galleries remain closed.
Advent promise or smoke screens and mirrors?
Modern technology takes Sr Carolyn Morrison back to 15th century Italy to discover a Renaissance masterpiece. But does it work?