Inspiration on the refrigerator
February 24, 2021
Great art inspires. One need only look at works of the old Masters to confirm that aphorism. Art in the Christian Tradition is one example of public access to religious art. Sponsored by Vanderbilt University, the ACT database continues to grow in size and scope, exhibiting a remarkable body of work that is freely accessible. The images are sometimes narrow in their religious portrayals, and sometimes expansive, but together they challenge our notions about the cultural sway that religion holds. To wander through the database is an exercise in acceptance and casting aside barriers. Wha...