Posts tagged "religious art"
In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google's Gods, and more!

In the News: Captain America, Serpents, Google’s Gods, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.

Somebody’s Watching You

When Iranian artists Neda Razavipour and Shahab Fotuhi proposed an installation in a downtown Tehran apartment building, the government’s Office of Beautification told them “The condition of permanence must be taken into account.” As in, for art to be good, it must last. That’s a surprising position in a theocratic state in which human fallibility and impermanence is enshrined...