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The decay of religion seen within art or not

Published November 24th, 2010

In concept,
Religion saves
and it's art a story
guide on to conduct…

...Then again in the
role of religion within history
more lives have been taken
in order to have souls return
as good Christians. or to reserve
a political state

The Spanish, the Portuguese where
leaders in the western world and
serve as examples throughout The
Americas with the indigenous people
on how they applied the practiced the
concept / method to convert and install
the believe of religion.

Wars between Religion and State
was a reality in Europe and well depicted
in art in past history.

Today it is forgotten or not attempted
on canvas or on the roofs of churches or

Story was a controlling factor.
Truth and accurate facts had nothing
to do with anything outside of
prosecution and termination of limb
or life should an artist not portray
governing factors.

Religious art did reflect the state
of human-kind in general, but not

Today we can see many in despair
and take the past and merge them
into to the current times we live in
and wonder if master painters from
past centuries saw and felt the same.

What is missing are their true stories
that might have been known hundred's
of years back in time for people living
then and not in 2010.

What comes to mind is that only the
living part of the civilization knows
the true stories that might be
placed on the canvas of an artist
during his period of life.

I feel in compositing in photo-shop
from facts of our current reality we find
possible evidence of a master stumbling
into the streets with a sketch pad and
roughing out the lines of people
encountered which through life into
his work and journaling of sharing thoughts
with his peer group.

I did no different than an artist that
had a vision on canvas and walked the
streets to relate the human neglect
and transposed what she or he saw on
to canvas.

The arch mural, and old 14th century wall decaying
, and real people in their different states of life's
emotional paths. Show how they might have actually related at that moment and might have fit into the consciousness or unconsciousness painter's recollection within the painter's stroke on canvas.

Maybe the big question here is. Have we really changed as metaphysical thinkers. Is the past our lost conscious, and is it's purpose set in art to guide us from repeating in relation to religion.

Well you can begin to understand that photography can go deeper than mindless cool images… should one care to ask questions and apply some type of parallel thought to how artist related to human resources and events as story.


  • November 18th, 2010
  • Nikon D700
  • 20mm / f/4 / 1/125 sec

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