Art influences and is influenced by the culture that produces it. Take a look at these 17th century paintings from Peru that feature angels carrying a particular type of matchlock rifle known as an arquebus.
Pontifex University is an online university offering a Master’s Degree in Sacred Arts. For more information visit the website at www.pontifex.university
Lawrence Klimecki is a deacon for the diocese of Sacramento as well as a working artist, he writes on art and faith at www.DeaconLawrence.org