By Rose Pacatte
Corita Kent, an American nun and pa artist, led a lifetime of creativity and love that took her in unforeseen instructions. during this attractive portrait, Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, bargains an in-depth examine Corita Kent, mild innovative of the center, letting the wonder and fact of her existence and artwork communicate for itself.
Frances Elizabeth Kent’s upward push to status coincided with the most socially risky years of the 20 th century. As Sr. Mary Corita of the stainless middle of Mary Sisters, she turned a nationally-respected artist—though the Archbishop of her domestic urban of l. a. seemed her paintings as blasphemous. Seeing no contradiction among the sacred and the secular, Corita designed the U.S. Postal Service’s iconic “Love” stamp and created the biggest copyrighted murals on the earth, on a gasoline tank for the Boston fuel corporation. those examples and extra exemplify the theology and perspective of 1 of the 20th century’s most famed and interesting artists.
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