Category Archives: Art

#WednesdayWisdom, #StarWars Spirituality?

            Rogue One:The Spiritual Lessons (via the Swedenborg Foundation) http://www.swedenborg.com/rogue-one-the-spiritual-lessons/ Swedenborgian Seminarian and Marriage/Family Therapist Intern, Colin Amato, shares his interpretation of the spiritual lessons to be found in modern-day Star Wars “Rogue One” story.

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#ThursdayThoughts @CincyCAC Rondinone, Kandinsky, Spirituality and Color Therapy

Brightening our moods at the Ugo Rondinone exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. Read these articles on color, mood and Kandinsky’s “lay(ing) out his belief that art, especially abstract painting, can counteract the degenerative effects of contemporary materialist society … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom Urbana Artists

In the late 1800’s, artist Alice Archer Sewall James or “Archie,” as she was known, was encouraged by her family, including her father, a Swedenborgian minister, to pursue art in all forms, be an educated woman and travel around Europe.  … Continue reading

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#MindfulMonday Kindness

http://www.swedenborg.org/EarlySwedenborgiansInAmerica.aspx “Swedenborgian Church member Howard Pyle reads Swedenborg to his students, among them popular illustrators Jessie Willcox Smith (illustration featured above) and N.C. Wyeth.” Jessie Wilcox Smith lived @Cincinnati and @Philadelphia, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in … Continue reading

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#ThursdayThoughts #TiffanyGlass @CinciArtMuseum

See more Tiffany glass at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s display through August 31, 2017. Louis Comfort Tiffany studied under George Inness, who was a Swedenborgian.  In the Book, “Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist’s Country Estate” by Alice … Continue reading

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