That's funny: Jesus doesn't look Jewish

by Marisa Martin -- "The historic rift between Christianity and Judaism will not be healed until Jews look at Jesus and see a faithful Jew and Christians look at an orthodox Jew more…

Can the Mambo save America?

by Marisa Martin -- Lights are low, and conversations muted in the perfumed air. Facets from a massive Austrian chandelier catch glittering rays off gowns, scattering them across a vast and polished more…

Jesus finds his way to Texas

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_607867" align="alignright" width="252" caption=""Dewey taken up into Glory" by James Janknegt"][/caption] When a young father and husband took his own life in 1999, an entire city mourned more…

Art critics pounce on George Zimmerman

by Marisa Martin -- George Zimmerman, Eric Holder's favorite whipping boy, has turned artist … and most critics are not amused. One of the most recognizable names this side of the planet, more…

Palestinians try to 'paint' right to Israel

by Marisa Martin -- The world's biggest political poster-child campaign is gaining momentum and about to crash against the gates of the United Nations – again. This time it's being illustrated by more…

Suddenly, it's 'bigoted' to be Swedish

by Marisa Martin -- In the drive for Scandinavian culture to utterly annihilate itself as fast as possible, let it never be said that art galleries and institutions failed to do their more…

Whose idea was it to return Nazi art loot?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_565537" align="alignright" width="254" caption="American soldier keeps watch over repatriated Venus, WWII"][/caption] A set of photographs from U.S. military archives serves notice on 30 years of revisionist art more…

William Blake: Tea-party inspiration

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_551029" align="alignright" width="317" caption="America a Prophecy, 1793, William Blake"][/caption] Impiously devout poet and artist William Blake never expected to live very long. Needling the high and mighty more…