Latest articles from "The Christian Century":

The bees, etc., one Sunday afternoon in July(July 22, 2015)

Former Palestinian fighter chooses nonviolence(July 22, 2015)

Boston bomber breaks silence to apologize, pray for victims(July 22, 2015)

E. E. Cummings: Complete Poems, 1904-1962/The Collected Poems of James Laughlin(July 22, 2015)

Breaking the codes(July 22, 2015)

Emanuel is latest victim in history of violence against black churches(July 22, 2015)

A different kind of power(July 22, 2015)

Other interesting articles:

ON Art
The Christian Century (January 21, 2015)

El proceso productivo del videojuego: fases de producción/The production process of the game: production phases
Historia y Comunicación Social (January 1, 2014)

ON Art
The Christian Century (February 18, 2015)

Birdman
The Christian Century (May 13, 2015)

Las dificultades para el diálogo en el aula de Primaria/Les difficultés du dialogue dans la classe de l'enseignement primaire
Didáctica : Lengua y Literatura (January 1, 2012)

People
The Christian Century (May 13, 2015)

Joseph Builds Basilica in Lourdes
The Christian Century (June 10, 2015)

Publication: The Christian Century
Author: Copan, Lil
Date published: May 16, 2012
Language: English
PMID: 28621
ISSN: 00095281
CODEN: CHCEBS
Journal code: GTCC

by Martin Erspamer

Martin Erspamer's work is shaped by his life of prayer at St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana. "Images," he says, "are formed through scripture or the chant of a hymn that floats in your head and then comes back visually. My life as an artist is enriched by the monastic life. There are certain times of day for prayer or reflection, so a certain reflective quality is built into this life that helps the process of the artist: examining, seeing things in a lot of different ways." By cutting into and removing portions of the top layer of a tinted lacquer laminate on acetate, Brother Martin creates delicate graphic lines that are reminiscent of woodcuts. He is influenced by Romanesque art, and also by 20th-century printmakers with religious sensibilities, notably Corita Kent and Eric Gill, as well as German Expressionist printmakers and painters like Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Emil Nolde.

- Lil Copan



The use of this website is subject to the following Terms of Use