Iconography in our time, as Andy Warhol so well understood, is represented through the uber-powerful imagery of advertising, entertainment, sports, and corporate and brand logos. Historically, iconography was the visual record of the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches and the decisive authority they once wielded. It’s difficult for us, from our 21st century perspective, to understand -- much less feel -- the emotional and spiritual power religious art exerted over so many people, paupers and kings alike, for so long. A new and... More >>>