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The Santa Eulalia Church outside of Barcelona recently unveiled an intriguing new fresco on its domed ceiling—spray-painted by a couple of...

The Batlló Majesty close up. 12th-century Romanesque polychrome walnut wood carving, willow, elm and holm oak with polychrome tempura. Recent studies have revealed the pigments used to produce the colors: the red from cinnabar and the blue from lapis lazuli. Both pigments were very expensive and the sculpture is believed to have come from a studio of some importance perhaps the studio around the monastery of Ripoll. Catalonia | Europe

The Vesica Piscis has been called a symbol of the fusion of opposites and a passageway through the world's apparent polarities.[20] It has also been noted as the geometry for the human eye.[20] It is also known to be the basis for the Ichthys fish, which is a Christian symbol representing "The Son", Jesus Christ. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_of_Life | Church of Santa Maria

TEMPLE Cualquier pintura se realiza mediante la combinación del pigmento, que es la fuente de color, con el aglutinante, que provoca la unión de las partículas del pigmento. En la actualidad, el temple o témpera se refiere comúnmente al temple de huevo, es decir, pintura que utiliza la yema de huevo como aglutinante. El temple de huevo se ha utilizado desde la Antigüedad. La mayoría de las pinturas italianas tempranas utilizan esta técnica. Se combina a menudo con la pintura al óleo…

The picture to the left is called "Christ in Majesty" and is found in a manuscript n Germany. Christ is seen inside the Vesica Pisces. From what we learned in the above paragraphs, it seems to suggest the birth of Christ from Mary's womb.

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