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The collection of black and white images is a nostalgic snapshot of America.
Pictured: Liberated visions 19 December Photographer Eliza Hatch creates a visual representation of sexual harassment by taking portraits of women in the environments in which they have been threatened.
The attack against the Church’s use of religious statues or pictures arises from a misinterpretation of the clauses following the First Commandment: “I, the Lord, am your God…. You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything in the sky above or on the earth below or in the waters beneath the earth; you shall not bow down before them or worship them” (Ex 20:2-5).
Therefore, whether in our Churches or in our homes, sacred images are a visible reminder of our Lord, the Blessed Mother, and the saints.
The “reformation” fervor resulted in the stripping of altars, the destruction of religious artwork, and the whitewashing of interiors in many former Catholic Churches.
Calvin in particular declared the honoring of the saints as the devil’s invention and the veneration of sacred images as idolatry; Calvin’s hostility overflowed into the Presbyterian, Dutch Reformed, Huguenot, Baptist, and Puritan traditions.
The show aims to pinpoint defining pop culture moments, and cavalier insouciance abounds across snapshots of smoking film stars, rockstars between gigs, and masked beauties at balls. Pictured: Vintage Americana 20 December In 1979, Magnum photojournalist David Hurn was awarded the ‘UK/USA Bicentennial Fellowship’ to pursue a personal photography project in America.
He chose to spend a year in Arizona, documenting ‘ordinary people in ordinary pursuits’.