Catholic Canvas

 

Host Elisabeth Lev, Professor of Christian Art and Architecture at Duquesne University’s Italian campus, is host of “Catholic Canvas,” a 10-episode original series, which gives viewers an unprecedented tour of salvation history through the masterpieces in the Vatican Museums. She is joined by Father Mark Haydu, L.C., International Director of the Vatican Museums’ Patrons of the Arts, who gives a short presentation about one of the many gorgeous restoration projects being financed by the Patrons at the end of each show. An EWTN original program.

Episode 1: The Angels
An in-depth exploration of the artistic representation of cherubim and seraphim who know and love God. Artistic masterpieces presented include the Sarcophagus of Costanza, Rafael’s Madonna of Foligno, and many others. At the end of the program, the activities of the Patrons of the Arts in service to the Vatican Museums are highlighted.

Episode 2: The Sistine Chapel
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the Old and New Testament series of frescoes located in the Sistine Chapel. Special emphasis is given to the Moses cycle of frescoes which anticipate the life of Jesus Christ, presented on the opposite wall. The program concludes with an overview of the nine panels which form the ceiling of this world famous Chapel.

Episode 3: The Blessed Virgin Mary
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 4: The Epiphany of Jesus
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Epiphany of Jesus in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 5: The Public Ministry of Jesus
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the public ministry of Jesus in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 6: The Passion of Jesus
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Passion of Jesus in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 7: The Resurrection
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 8: Peter and Paul
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of Saints Peter and Paul in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 9: The Saints
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Saints in the Vatican Museums.

Episode 10: The Apocalypse
In this episode of Catholic Canvas, Elisabeth Lev (Professor of Christian art and Architecture at Duquesne University's Italian campus), offers an in-depth exploration of the artistic presentation of the Apocalypse in the Vatican Museums.

 




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