By Rose Pacatte
Corita Kent, an American nun and dad artist, led a lifetime of creativity and love that took her in unforeseen instructions. during this enticing portrait, Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, deals an in-depth examine Corita Kent, light innovative of the center, letting the sweetness and fact of her existence and artwork communicate for itself.
Frances Elizabeth Kent’s upward thrust to reputation coincided with one of the most socially risky years of the 20 th century. As Sr. Mary Corita of the stainless center of Mary Sisters, she turned a nationally-respected artist—though the Archbishop of her domestic urban of la looked her paintings as blasphemous. Seeing no contradiction among the sacred and the secular, Corita designed the united states Postal Service’s iconic “Love” stamp and created the most important copyrighted murals on the planet, on a gasoline tank for the Boston gasoline corporation. those examples and extra exemplify the theology and standpoint of 1 of the 20 th century’s most famed and engaging artists.
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