Malta, mohammedans and Jesuits

Detail of exterior of the ‘Church of GesĂș‘ in Rome

Nowadays, when one refers, via text or photos, to this church, whose interior is extraordinarily richly decorated, attention is rarely, if ever, paid to this remarkable decoration on the outside.There is no misunderstanding about what is depicted here: a Catholic dignitary steps on a moor: a man with a bare upper body, but with a… Continue reading Malta, mohammedans and Jesuits

Night Street Art

Stained Glass

There is something strange about stained glass. During the day it doesn’t look very special from the outside, unless it is not a church but a modern, light building. Within the church it can then produce beautiful images. The most beautiful images, however, we see in the evening: from outside. Clever move.