Christian Art quotes #1


“Obedience is an unpopular word nowadays, but the artist must be obedient to the work, whether it be a symphony, a painting, or a story for a small child. I believe that each work of art, whether it is a work of great genius or something very small comes to the artists and says, ‘Here I am. Enflesh me. Give birth to me.’ And the artists either says, ‘My soul doth magnify the Lord,’ and willingly becomes the bearer of the work or refuses…” Madeleine L’Engle, Walking On Water p. 10

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