News about Catholic Art
In Memoriam: Vin Scully, Dodgers broadcaster for 67 years, age 94
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died on the evening of August 2. He was 94.
Vatican says artifacts were gifts; some Indigenous groups push for their return
VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican Museums are home to some of the most magnificent artworks in the world, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to ancient Egyptian antiquities and a pavilion full of papal chariots. But one of the museum’s least-visited collections is becoming its most contested before Pope Francis’ trip to Canada.
Woman in White featured in National Gallery’s Whistler exhibit
WASHINGTON, DC — When James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) and Joanna Hiffernan (1839–1886) met in 1860, they began a close professional and personal relationship that lasted for more than two decades. Featuring some 60 works including paintings, drawing and prints, The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler explores their partnership and the […]
Wreck of 17th-century royal warship found off UK coast
LONDON (AP) – Explorers and historians are telling the world about the discovery of the wreck of a royal warship that sank in 1682 while carrying a future king of England, Ireland and Scotland.