Images from Book

Cultural Problems in Western Society

Minorities and Xenophilia

Beyond Tolerance to Tough Love

  1. Anselm Kiefer, Zweistromland, or The High Priestess (1989), 200 lead books in 2 steel bookcases, with glass and copper wire, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo. (click here to view image)
  2. Anselm Kiefer, Nero Malt (1974), oil on canvas, 220 x 300 cm, Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, München. (click to view image)
  3. David Ruben Piqtoukun, Death of a Tradition (1992), Brazilian soapstone, African wonderstone, ivory. 21.3 x 45.5 x 15.2 cm. Private collection. AP
  4. Henny van Hartingsveldt, Mourning (1992), stoneware 1200°, 50 x 50 x 70 cm. Photo by Ben Vulkers. AP
  5. Britt Wikström, Jacob and the Angel (1996), bronze, 60 x 80 cm, Psychiatric Hospital Wolfheze, Netherlands. (click to view image)

Does the World Ask Europe to Sacrifice Its Beautiful Art?

  1. Julian Di Stefano, Ornamental Hope (1966), egg tempera on wood. AP
  2. Julian Di Stefano, Community of Saints (1998), oil on canvas, 70 x 70 cm. AP
  3. Henk (Senggih) Krijger, Estranged (1963), final painting in Anna Blaman series of 8, 17¼ x 23½ in. CS
  4. James Ensor, Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889 (1888), oil on canvas, 252.5 x 430.5 cm, Paul Getty Museum. (click to view image)
  5. Warren Breninger, Gates of Prayer (1993-2008) [detail]. 
  6. Nicolas Poussin, The Exposition of Moses (1654), oil on canvas, 150 x 204 cm, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. (click to view image)
  7. Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance (c. 1664), 42 x 35.5 cm, Washington, D.C. National Gallery of Art. (click to view image)
  8. Joan Cots (1927-2004), Stele. CS taken in 1995 in the artist's workshop/studio in Torrelles de Llobregat, Province of Barcelona, Spain. AP
  9. Joyce Recker, Shadows Crossing (1992), torn paper. AP
  10. Britt Wikström, Wim de Mol gravestone (1983), chiseled granite, Essenhof Cemetery, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. (click to view image)

Imaginative Reenchantment of Society in God's World: A Redemptive Artistic Task in the European Union

  1. Ernst Barlach, Das Wiedersehen (1926), walnut wood, 103 x 40 x 26 cm, Ernst Barlach House, Hamburg. (click to view image)
  2. Anselm Kiefer, Kranke Kunst [Sick Art] (1974), watercolor, gouache, and ball point pen on paper, 20 x 23.8 cm, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  3. Peter S. Smith, Working Late (1986), wood engraving, 76 x 102 mm. AP
  4. Emile Nolde, Heilige Nacht (1912). (click to view image)
  5. Emile Nolde, Verlorenes Paradies (1921). (click to view image)
  6. Sunday school card for memorizing texts (1930s), USA. CS
  7. Emile Nolde, Christus und die Kinder (1910), oil on canvas, 86.7 x 106.4 cm, Museum of Modern Art.
  8. Anselm Kiefer, Jeder Mensch steht unter seiner Himmelskugel [Everyone Stands Under His Own Dome of Heaven] (1970), watercolor, gouache, and graphite pencil on joined paper, 15.75 x 18.88 in, Metropolitan Museum of Art. (click to view image)
  9. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 151, Bleeding Houses (1952), mixed media. (click to view image)
  10. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 166, On the Sunny side of the Street (1953), oil on plywood. (click to view image)
  11. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 763, Rainbowhouse (1977), mixed media.
  12. Britt Wikström, Jacob and the Angel (1996), bronze cast, 60 x 80 cm, Psychiatric Hospital, Wolfheze. (click to view image)

Human Multiculturality: Invitation to Enriched Identities

  1. Papua New Guinea missionaries teaching Jesus to the nations (1960s). Photo by Peter S. Smith.
  2. Watanabe Sadao, Kiku [Listening] (1960), momigami, 21½ x 15 in. (click to view image)
  3. David Ruben Piqtoukun, Drawing Out Evils (1995), Brazilian soapstone, African wonderstone, and sinew, 25.2 x 34.7 x 19.5. (click to view image)
  4. Stanley Peters, Totem Cross (1975), poplar wood, 9½ x 6½ foot. (click to view image)
  5. 32-36 Duane Michals, The Return of the Prodigal Son (1982), 5 gelatin silver prints, 13 x 18 cm, Henry L. Hillman Fund. (click to view image)

From Systematic Suppression of Women to Asymmetrical Gender Mutuality: A Historical and Systematic Introduction

  1. Traditional Ankle Bracelet/Fetter, Niger, Africa (1970). Gift from Dr. Philip Westra to Inès and Calvin Seerveld. CS
  2. Henry Moore, Reclining Figure, outside UNESCO Building in Paris (1957-58). 
  3. Johannes Vermeer, Melkmeisje (c. 1658-61), oil on canvas, 45.5 x 41 cm, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. (click to view image)
  4. Käthe Kollwitz, Mother Protecting Her Children-"Seed corn must not be ground" (1942), lithograph, 37 x 39.5 cm. (click to view image)
  5. Bror Hjorth, Love Scene 1 (1937), painted wood relief. (click to view image)
  6. Marion Nyanhongo, Comfort of Love (2005), Springstone, Toronto. CS
  7. Britt Wikström, Caritas (2006). (click to view image)

Cultural Dialogue as Human Resource for the Integration of Europe-and What About the Development of Cities

  1. Luca Giordano, Rape of Europa (c. 1675-1677), oil on canvas, 205 x 304 cm. (click to view image)
  2. Flip van der Burgt, Europa (1960s), woodcut, 9¾ x 15 in. CS
  3. Wim Botha, Bible Christ. Photo by Dirk van den Berg.
  4. Wim Botha, Bible Christ voyeur. Photo by Dirk van den Berg.
  5. Limbourg Brothers, Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry (1412-1416), illuminated manuscript, 22.5 x 13.6 cm, Musee Conde, France. (click to view image)
  6. Ingmar Bergman, from The Seventh Seal (1957). (click to view image)
  7. Britt Wikström, Circus of Dreams (n.d.), painted chicken wire, O.L.V. Hospital, Mechelen, Belgium. (click to view image)
  8. Britt Wikström, Circus of Dreams (n.d.), painted chicken wire, O.L.V. Hospital, Mechelen, Belgium. (click to view image)
  9. Costas Varotsos, Globe, 1995, Thessaloniki airport. CS
  10. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 686, Good Morning City-Bleeding Town, (1970/71), silkscreen. (click to view image)
  11. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, apartment complex, 1993-1995, Plochingen Germany Hundertwasser apartment complex, Plochingen, Germany.
  12. Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 124, Singing Bird on a Tree in the City (1951) watercolor.
  13. Qur'an manuscript (1376), Cairo Museum, Egypt. CS
  14. Parviz Tanavoli, Heech in a Cage (2005), bronze, British Museum, London. CSU
  15. Gert Swart, Isandlwana Memorial to the Zulu Fallen, dry packed stone wall, concrete and bronze, unveiled on 22 January 1999, 120th anniversary memorial for the Zulu warriors killed by British soldiers in the battle of Isandlwana, 1879, South Africa. (click to view image)
  16. Ted Prescott, Cows eating salt cross (1991). 139 (click to view image)
  17. Ted Prescott, Greek Salt Lick, 2011. salt, tar, mild (low carbon) steel. 29 x 29 in. (click to view image)

Putting Humpty-Dumpty Back Together Again: The Problem of the Artists Earning a Livelihood in Society

  1. Pelican in oil (2010). CSU
  2. Temple of Poseidon ruins at Cape Sounion, Greece (1990). CS
  3. Köln Cathedral. CS (1954)
  4. Swabian Master carver, Maria expecting (1500s), wood, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. PD
  5. Middle Rhineland carver, Vesperbild, Mary mourning over the dead Christ (c.1390), Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (click to view image)
  6. Gargoyle high up on Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (c. 1200). CS
  7. Middle Rhineland Master carver, Holy Augustine (?) (1489-96), wood, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (click to view image)
  8. Luca della Robbia, panel decorating the Cantoria [ singers' gallery] (1431-1438), which is actually a balcony for the 1438 organ of the Duomo, marble, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy. PD
  9. Leonardo da Vinci, Studies of Embryos (1510-1513), pen over red chalk. (click to view image)
  10. Bernini, Baldachino over the main altar (1633), bronze, 30 feet, St. Peter's Cathedral. CS
  11. Titian, Venus and the Organ Player (c. 1550), oil on canvas, 115 x 210 cm, Gemaldegalerie, Berlin. (click to view image)
  12. Philippe de Champaigne, Cardinal de Richelieu (c. 1640), oil on canvas, 260 x 178 cm. (click to view image)
  13. Nicolas Poussin, The Adoration of the Golden Calf (1633-1634), oil on canvas, 154 x 214 cm, The National Gallery, U.K. (click to view image)
  14. Gardens of Versailles, France, conceived by André Le Nôtre (beginning in 1661). (click to view image)
  15. Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, Pipe and Jug (1737), 32.5 x 40 cm, Louvre Museum, Paris. PD
  16. Antoine Watteau, Pélerinage à  l'île de Cythère (1717), oil on canvas, 129 x 194 cm, Louvre Museum, Paris. PD
  17. Joshua Reynolds, General Eliott, Baron Heathfield of Gibraltar (1787), oil on canvas, National Gallery, London. (click to view image)
  18. William Hogarth, The Graham Children (1737), oil on canvas, National Gallery, U.K. (click to view image)
  19. Jacques-Louis David, Oath of the Horatii (1786), oil on canvas, Toledo Museum of Art. (click to view image)
  20. Lamp and lampshade made of Tiffany glass, 1890-1900. Louis Comfort Tiffany. (click to view image)
  21. William Holman Hunt, The Light Of The World (1851), Manchester Art Gallery. (click to view image)
  22. Albert S. Anker, "Two Sleeping Girls on the Bench by the Stove" (1895), 55.5 x 71.5 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich. (click to view image)
  23. Jean Léon Gérôme, Portrait of a Woman (1851), oil on canvas, 44.8 x 57 cm, The Art Institute of Chicago. (click to view image)
  24. William Morris, Strawberry Thief (1883), chintz. (click to view image)
  25. Mies van der Rohe, 860-900 Lakeshore Drive (1951), Chicago. Photo by Hedrich Blessing. (click to view image)
  26. Luke Seerveld, The Jaw (1966), crayon. CS
  27. Frederick Hart, The Three Soldiers, Viet Nam Memorial (1984), Washington, D.C. (click to view image)
  28. Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (1982), Washington, D.C.
  29. August Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel Tower (1887-1889), iron, height 300 m, Paris. (click to view image)
  30. Julian Di Stefano, bowl lathed (c. 1982), from the Blackwood Wattle tree (Acacia melanoxylon), Monbulk, Australia. AP
  31. Anselm Kiefer, Palmsonntag (2006), mixed media. (click to view image)
  32. Britt Wikström, Caritas, remembering in the village of Deurne, Netherlands. (click to view image)