{ feuilleton }

Avatar

• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for December 23rd, 2006

 

Angels 6: Paradise stands in the shadow of swords

stuck_angel.jpg

The Guardian of Paradise by Franz Stuck (1889). We’ll let Coil have the final word on the angel theme, the post title being taken from their Cathedral In Flames. Those words recognise—as does the painting above—that the Christian concept of Heaven is of a gated community guarded by warriors to keep the undesirable at bay. […]

Posted in {art}, {gay}, {music}, {painting}, {photography}, {politics}, {religion}, {symbolists} | 1 comment »

 


 




 

tracker

 


 

“feed your head”