But He Qi's more literal depiction of Christian iconography
is also impressive in the way it communicates a biblical story, such as the Annunciation.
Mandorla of the Spinning Goddess (1982) is a sepia print of many curiously angled hands spinning thread out of and across a vulvar image (the mandorla, in Christian iconography
, is the almond-shaped nimbus of light, formed by the intersection of two circles, that surrounds a holy person); one thumb, descending from the top border like the hand of God from a cloud, is placed frankly at the peak of the almond.
Deciphering the layers of symbolism in the treasury of Christian iconography
is much more than an academic exercise.
The utopian and eschatological dimensions of the religions of the oppressed stem from this modality - which Hurston arrests by concluding her moving story of romantic love with a flourish of Christian iconography
Surprisingly then, given its title, Barney's current opus does not make manifest Christian iconography
Most entries are from Classical or Christian iconography
, handy for those of us who don't have Livy memorized or have forgotten just which virgin Dorothea was.
Yet the tour is on course to become the highest grossing ever for a female artist, even though - or because - the use of Christian iconography
has caused uproar among religious groups.
We can find symbolism in Christian tradition that has very strong meaning for Mongolians," he told UCA News, "so my designs include the thirsting deer of the Psalms, one of the most ancient symbols of Christian iconography
The Annunciation, one of the most profound moments in the story of Christ, is also one of the most potent and enduring examples of Christian iconography
in the history of Western art.
These use graphic sign imagery to depict a complex cosmology alluding to--or paralleling--semiotics and Christian iconography
In its early stages, Christian iconography
avoided some of the episodes in the Paschal event.
He aims to establish a connection between Jewish motifs, both textual and artistic, and the Christian iconography
demonstrated in these monuments.