Christmas

Christmas card reflection

Image: The Wilton Diptych, c.1395-9; The Gift, 2007. Diptych image used with permission, The Gift by Sheona Beaumont. This year once again I’m delighted that one of my Advent images, Joseph’s Angel, is being used by Bishop Martin as a Christmas card for the Chichester Diocese. It was originally produced as part of several annual …

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Saying Christmas louder than words

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last month analysing the iconographic language of photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron. Her photographs of Mary are undoubtedly tied to the realism of a posed, dressed up model who is trying to look like a biblical Mary. But the question I keep coming back to is how …

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