Caravaggio

Eric Gill statue Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral ‘reviews’ statues by sinner sculptor Eric Gill

You have to pity poor Hiram of Tyre, an artistic metalsmith whom King Solomon chose to work on his Temple, because 'he was filled with wisdom, and understanding, and cunning to work all works in brass' (1Kgs 7:14). We read…
Supper at Emmaus caravaggio

The Supper at Emmaus

Today’s Gospel reading gives me the opportunity to share with you one of my favourite paintings, that of The Supper at Emmaus, by the Italian Renaissance genius Caravaggio. It hangs…