Tag Archives: Minneapolis Institute of Art

August 31

His Eye is on the Sparrow

I took a picture of this painting at the Minneapolis Institute of Art last May. It looks so real; you may think you could touch one of the rocks and it would move. Or you could feel its smoothness with your fingertips. Perhaps you believe you can dust some of the dirt off the soft […]

May 01

Man of Sorrows

Come, sit with me awhile. This painting feels to me like Christ is inviting me into an intimate conversation about what surrounds him. Or maybe Jesus would rather be alone. Is he pondering what must take place in order to fulfill his Father’s will? Perhaps solitude would be more desirable. It’s hard to tell. This […]