Expressionism

Pieta 2

Pieta is a Christian symbol often associated with a Mother Mary carrying the body of Jesus Christ in her lap, a poignant story of a mother mourning the loss of her child.  Pieta can be associated with lots of things outside of Christian context.  In any circumstances a loss of an innocent life due to… Continue reading Pieta 2

Expressionism

The Mourning

My own rendition of Michaelangelo's PIETA. I was inspired by the dark haunting drawings of German artist Kathe Kollowitz. I tried to evoke deeper intimacy of the sadness in this piece. Not sure if I succeeded, do let me know. Greatly appreciated. ๐Ÿ™‚

Expressionism

Pieta

Pieยทtร  [pee-ey-tah, pyey-tah, pee-ey-tuh, pyey-] Show IPA noun ( sometimes lowercase ) Fine Arts. a representation of the Virgin Mary mourning over the body of the dead Christ, usually shown held on her lap. Origin: 1635โ€“45; < Italian: literally, pity < Latin pietฤs piety; cf. pity Pretty self-explanatory here. It's based solidly on Michaelangelo's famous… Continue reading Pieta