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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Arcabas


Jean-Marie Pirot known as Arcabas b. 1926
Adam et Eve chassés du Paradis (chapelle sud)
Adam and Eve driven from Paradise (South chapel)
Fresco
Musée d'art sacré contemporain Saint-Hugues, Chartreuse, France


Jean-Marie Pirot known as Arcabas b. 1926
La Libération de l'Apôtre Pierre 
The Freeing of the Apostle Peter 1983
Fresco
Musée d'art sacré contemporain Saint-Hugues, Chartreuse, France


Jean-Marie Pirot known as Arcabas is a distinguished French artist born in 1926 

His works include many of a religious nature

His main monumental work is in the  Musée d'art sacré contemporain Saint-Hugues in Chartreuse, France. It is truly a monument to the Gospels and to his faith. He has worked on it for over 60 years

Here is his Hommage à Bernanos (the distinguished French Catholic writer) (painted in 1962) which is on  special exhibition at the Chapelle des Petits-Carmes in Metz, France

His works are in many churches not only in Europe but also in North America. 

Here is a particularly beautiful Prodigal Son situated in Bergamo, Italy



Jean-Marie Pirot known as Arcabas b. 1926
Le Fils Prodigue
The Prodigal Son
Oil on canvas
1.3 x 1.62 m
Cappella della Riconciliazione, Costa Serina, Bergamo