Deborah De Robertis gave Catholic pilgrims to Lourdes the shock of their lives by disrobing as the Virgin Mary to emancipate the female gaze from religion.
The ex-voto painting is a Catholic folk art tradition depicting individual misfortunes that were mollified by divine intervention.
Five heart-shaped lead boxes dating to the 16th and 17th centuries were exhumed from the basement of the Convent of the Jacobins in Rennes, France.
The act of accumulating objects is one of our oldest forms of visual expression.
You might say that Antoni Gaudí was an architect of the cloth. From 1883 until his death in 1926, the Catalonian master oversaw the construction of the Roman Catholic basilica Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain.