Pieta, Michelangelo, 1498/99, Rome, St Pieter | Maria (=Pieta) met van kruis gehaalde Jesus, gezicht Maria bijna geabstraheerd/algemeen (teken heiligheid op voorhoofd, subtiel) treurige vrouw; benen van Jesus wel heel echt => creëert spanning (2 technieken) allg. beeld -> afstand & gedetailleerd beeld | => geen realistisch beeld, maar complex en meerdere lagen, diepere ervaring van dood & treurnis
Michelangelo's "La Pieta". I think this is so beautiful and to think that it emerged from a block of marble is amazing. I have had a museum-quality replica of the Pieta's face (from the Metropolitan Museum of Art) hanging on my wall for about 30 years. ~Skye
Michelangelo's David is made in 1501 and is a sculpture made out of marble. This is amazing because of how big it is. It is 15 meters high and made by hand. It is one of a kind and never been done before.
Spiritual Motherhood for Priests The vocation to be a spiritual mother for priests is largely unknown, scarcely understood and, consequently, rarely lived, notwithstanding its fundamental importance. It is a vocation that is frequently hidden, invisible to the naked eye, but meant to transmit spiritual life. Pope John Paul II, was so convinced of its importance that he established a cloistered convent in the Vatican where nuns would pray for the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff