The Art of Michael O'Brien

Publisher: Ignatius Press

Michael O'Brien has been a professional painter of religious art since 1970. Though his reputation as a Catholic novelist and essayist began in 1996, and continues on the strength of more than twenty-eight published books, he is also widely known as a visual artist, with his paintings in churches, universities, and other institutions, as well as in public galleries and private collections throughout the world.

In this book, O'Brien presents and comments on many of his important pieces. He explains his development as a religious artist and his philosophy of sacred art. The vibrancy, originality, and variety of his work are on display in more than one hundred twenty full-color reproductions of his paintings and Byzantine-style icons. Also included are some of his drawings and other works in black and white.

About Michael D. O'Brien

Michael D. O'Brien, iconographer, painter, and writer, is the popular author of many best-selling novels including Father Elijah, The Father's Tale, Eclipse of the Sun, Sophia House, Theophilos, and Island of the World. His novels have been translated into twelve languages and widely reviewed in both secular and religious media in North America and Europe.

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Binding EAN ISBN-10 Pub Date PAGES Language Size Price
Hardcover 9781621642770 1621642771 2019-11-05 140 0.00 x 8.50 x 11.00 in $29.95

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