7 Chapels Designed

7 Chapels Designed

One of the most famous artist-designed chapels in the United States (one that even inspires pilgrimages by art aficionados) is Houston’s Rothko Chapel, designed by artist Mark Rothko and founded by John and Dominique de Menil in 1971. Originally a Christian commission but subsequently nonconsecrated, the octagonal chapel is a meditative experience with the artist’s work. “One of the major anxieties that artists had postwar is that they wanted their work to be universal—more about observation and reflection,” explains Dr. Rosen. “Artists didn’t want to be pigeonholed by their own identities. And there is a challenge and intrigue in doing Christian art because of its historic canon.”

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Certainly desire to be respectful of the artist’s work but keep in mind it is all gonna burn.

Therefore the real question, since individuals who claim The Name are to be the real temples of God what kind of temple are you?

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare.

Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming.

That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat.

But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness. (2 Peter 3:9-13)

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(architecturaldigest.com)—Ellsworth Kelly
At the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, the most recent artist-designed chapel-like work has just been unveiled. Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” is a freestanding cruciform structure with colorful geometric windows that cast light on artworks inside. In addition to the interiors, Kelly designed the structure itself, working before his death in 2015 with Overland Partners. “The challenge working with an artist was that we have to be aesthetically agnostic,” revealed James Lancaster, an architect on the project. “Kelly said that ‘art is where the painting becomes the wall,’ and in that same way, the building almost looks like a rendering when you approach it. There was an expectation that we needed to respect the intent of the space and his vision.”