Cleansing Fire

Defending Truth and Tradition in the Roman Catholic Church

Nina Somerset, Liturgical Artist

March 21st, 2012, Promulgated by Bernie

From the New Liturgical Movement website.

by David Clayton


…The website of …  St Silas the Martyr, talks about a devout Christian who was a daily communicant (I can’t see any direct reference on the site, but I am guessing that this is a high Anglican church and not Catholic. The website for the church is here). It says that she trained as an art student in the Bournemouth (England) in the 1920s. I would describe her style as derived from the pre-Raphaelite and the Victorian neo-gothic movement.

These movements took their inspiration from the late gothic period, prior to the High Renaissance. I am not always enamoured with the art of this inspiration (although I do like the neo-gothic arthitecture very much). Pre-Raphaelite painting in particular is too…

…Nina Somerset’s art works, I feel because she is working so as to try to…

Read the entire article here

Tags: ,


Leave a Reply

Log in | Register

You must be logged in to post a comment.

-Return to main page-