King-Wai Fung is a New York- and Toronto-based graphic and web designer. His work has been featured in the New York Times, ABC News and The Telegraph. [View entire profile]
RE: Vatican Searching for Next Raphael. Or Roy Lichtenstein?
I wonder if the training of today's artists is not embroiled with assumptions that distract from the real task of the artist (a la JPII's Letter to Artists). Particularly, I think this exaltation of the "shock of the new" (i.e. the elevation of novelty to the status of beauty) is at odds with the most basic of Christian anthropological principles:…