I'd also acquired a book on Fra Angelico, and was intrigued by his use of gold. i did not set out to paint an angel per se, but as often happens while I'm painting, the …
Almost an Angel
Inside, get a look at the Chapel of the Madonna di San Brizio where Renaissance …
Hill County
He was christened Guido, and his father’s name being Pietro he was known as Guido, or Guidolino, di Pietro, but his full appellation today is that of “Blessed Fra Angelico Giovanni da Fiesole”. He and his supposed younger brother, Fra …
Fra Angelico
NEW YORK -- The notion is an old one: Painters are a wild sort, steamy, unreliable, tumultuous in their passions. Their talent grants them license. They get to break the rules and get close to naked models and lead unfettered lives. …
IN 1984 Pope John Paul II beatified Fra Angelico. He was already the people's choice. His tomb at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva in Rome had long been a shrine. While Botticelli was still an acquired taste, Angelico was the most sought …
Fra Angelico
Discovering Fra Angelico’s Annunciation Quaternity was the outcome of my research into an interesting remark made by CG Jung in his work relating to a patient’s neurosis. In the course of my online research in quest of medieval artworks …
Fra Angelico
And that’s all that we need for His mission. The front-page image is “The Forerunner of Christ with Saints and Martyrs,” Fra Angelico, 1423-4, on display at the National Gallery in London, UK. “Sunday Reflection” is a regular feature, looking at ...
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He was known to contemporaries as Fra Giovanni da Fiesole (Brother John of Fiesole) and Fra Giovanni Angelico (Angelic Brother John). In modern Italian he is called il Beato Angelico (Blessed Angelic One); [4] the common English name …
To read a slide-show essa y about the radical individualism of Fra Angelico's paintings, click here. Lee Siegel is writer based in New York and a former Slate art critic. To read a slide-show essa y about the radical individualism of Fra
FRA ANGELICO, Florentine painter of the first half of the 15th century, was one of those figures in the world of art who is only too easily subject to simplifying myth. That busy biographer of most major Renaissance artists, Giorgio Vasari, …