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Faiths and beliefs

French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty said, “Religion is part of culture – not as a dogma, not even as a belief, but as a cry”.

Contemporary artists often play with religious conventions in their art. Mysticism, traditionalism, subversion, rejection… religion is a subject that has stirred artists’ passions since the dawn of time.

The new generation of contemporary artists are creating a new language of expression around the subject, and look set to keep people talking about them for some time to come.

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Steve McCurry, Salat At Blue Mosque In Mazar-E-Sharif, Photography

Steve McCurry

Salat At Blue Mosque In Mazar-E-Sharif, 1992
20 x 24 cm
Photography

€3 900

In time for Christmas
Huang Yan, Temple of Heaven, Print

Huang Yan

Temple of Heaven, 2008
90 x 119 x 1 cm
Print

€2 500

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Sean MacLeod, Monks in the Mekong, Photography

Sean MacLeod

Monks in the Mekong, 2002
100 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 500

Lee Jeffries, Untitled VII, Photography

Lee Jeffries

Untitled VII, 2015
85 x 85 x 5 cm
Photography

€2 500

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Noé Roussel, Aura, Painting

Noé Roussel

Aura, 2015
103 x 82 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 950

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Annina Roescheisen, La pieta, Photography

Annina Roescheisen

La pieta, 2013
150 x 100 x 3 cm
Photography

€7 000

Grégoire Devin, Ode to my Family, Drawing

Grégoire Devin

Ode to my Family, 2014
150 x 150 x 2 cm
Drawing

€3 377

Juliette Jourdain, Day#132, Photography

Juliette Jourdain

Day#132, 2017
100 x 80 x 4 cm
Photography

€1 900

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Noé Roussel, Frida India, Painting

Noé Roussel

Frida India, 2015
92 x 73 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 950

Keith O'Connor, Mère Teresa, Painting

Keith O'Connor

Mère Teresa, 2017
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Painting

€950

Alben, Christ Faïence, Sculpture

Alben

Christ Faïence, 2016
43 x 34 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€1 500

Amine Oulmakki, Intérieur/nuit/Marrakech N°1, Photography

Amine Oulmakki

Intérieur/nuit/Marrakech N°1, 2016
70 x 100 x 1 cm
Photography

€1 800

Sylvie Barbier, Christ, Painting

Sylvie Barbier

Christ, 2016
115 x 147 x 2 cm
Painting

€4 500

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Jean-Christophe Fischer, Sans titre, Painting

Jean-Christophe Fischer

Sans titre, 2016
46 x 38 x 2 cm
Painting

€800

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Olga Volodina, Nun 2, Photography

Olga Volodina

Nun 2, 2015
60 x 90 cm
Photography

€890

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Noé Roussel, Tara verte, Painting

Noé Roussel

Tara verte, 2015
72 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 480

Alben, Christ Carambar Jaune, Sculpture

Alben

Christ Carambar Jaune, 2016
14 x 4 x 3 cm
Sculpture

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Kan, Maria Maddelena in estasi, Painting

Kan

Maria Maddelena in estasi, 2016
92 x 73 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 900

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Noé Roussel, Vices et vertus, Painting

Noé Roussel

Vices et vertus, 2015
130 x 97 x 2 cm
Painting

€3 650

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Dominique Rieger, Vierge de Tendresse (1), Painting

Dominique Rieger

Vierge de Tendresse (1), 2000
40 x 30 x 1 cm
Painting

€3 200

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Jean-Christophe Fischer, Sans titre, Painting

Jean-Christophe Fischer

Sans titre, 2013
150 x 130 x 3 cm
Painting

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Keith O'Connor, L'Abbé Pierre, Painting

Keith O'Connor

L'Abbé Pierre, 2017
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Painting

€950

In time for Christmas
Dominique Rieger, Christ en croix, Painting

Dominique Rieger

Christ en croix, 2004
60 x 46 x 1 cm
Painting

€4 200

In time for Christmas
Jean-Christophe Fischer, Sans titre, Painting

Jean-Christophe Fischer

Sans titre, 2016
100 x 81 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 800

In time for Christmas
Kan, Sainte Catherine de Sienne, Painting

Kan

Sainte Catherine de Sienne, 2016
40 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 000

Andres Serrano, Heaven and Hell, Photography

Andres Serrano

Heaven and Hell, 1984
83.8 x 114.3 x 2.5 cm
Photography

€101 309

In time for Christmas
Kan, Mariage Mystique, Painting

Kan

Mariage Mystique, 2016
40 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€1 000

In time for Christmas
Max Papeschi, Jesus goes to Hollywood, Print

Max Papeschi

Jesus goes to Hollywood, 2013
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Print

€2 000

In time for Christmas
Robert Sgarra, Le Christ, Painting

Robert Sgarra

Le Christ, 2014
160 x 115 x 8 cm
Painting

€4 300

In time for Christmas
Catherine Wilkening, Ali di luce, Sculpture

Catherine Wilkening

Ali di luce, 2016
60 x 52 x 7 cm
Sculpture

€4 200

In time for Christmas
Kan, Extase au pied de la croix, Painting

Kan

Extase au pied de la croix, 2016
92 x 73 x 2 cm
Painting

Sold out

Alben, Christ Carambar, Sculpture

Alben

Christ Carambar, 2016
43 x 34 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€1 500

In time for Christmas
Dominique Rieger, Saint Nahum, Painting

Dominique Rieger

Saint Nahum, 2000
40 x 30 x 1 cm
Painting

€3 000

In time for Christmas
Bertrand Noël, David and Goliath, Photography

Bertrand Noël

David and Goliath, 2014
75 x 50 cm
Photography

€1 600

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Bertrand Noël, The Crucifixion, Photography

Bertrand Noël

The Crucifixion, 2014
75 x 50 cm
Photography

€1 600

Rocío Verdejo, Vestir Santos, Photography

Rocío Verdejo

Vestir Santos, 2014
170 x 130 x 1 cm
Photography

€3 500

Stavri Kalinov, Path to Faith, Painting

Stavri Kalinov

Path to Faith, 2016
125 x 125 x 2 cm
Painting

€30 000

Stefan Georgiev, The Last Supper, Painting

Stefan Georgiev

The Last Supper, 2015
80 x 60 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 250

Cesare Callegari, #2 , Sculpture

Cesare Callegari

#2 , 2015
65 x 44 x 38 cm
Sculpture

€2 500

Nelson Garcia Jimenez, Monte de los Olivos, Painting

Nelson Garcia Jimenez

Monte de los Olivos, 2008
83 x 77 cm
Painting

€1 000

Mathieu Weiler, Christ, Drawing

Mathieu Weiler

Christ, 2015
50 x 50 x 3 cm
Drawing

€1 200

Stavri Kalinov, Our faith, Painting

Stavri Kalinov

Our faith, 2015
125 x 125 x 2 cm
Painting

€30 000

Fawzi Brachemi, A contre-sens, Painting

Fawzi Brachemi

A contre-sens, 2016
116 x 81 cm
Painting

€8 280

Andrea Clanetti, Beauté Divine : Michelangelo, Painting

Andrea Clanetti

Beauté Divine : Michelangelo, 2014
100 x 100 cm
Painting

€1 900

Mario Pasqualotto, The name of God is Female 2 of 2, Drawing

Mario Pasqualotto

The name of God is Female 2 of 2, 2014
68 x 49 x 5 cm
Drawing

€2 900

J.C. Kanter, The Last Supper, Photography

J.C. Kanter

The Last Supper, 2016
70 x 100 cm
Photography

€510

In time for Christmas
Thierry Chassagnac, Installation lumineuse 1, Sculpture

Thierry Chassagnac

Installation lumineuse 1, 2013
170 x 140 x 50 cm
Sculpture

€13 000

In time for Christmas
Luo Dan, 28 June 2006, Tibet GongBuJiangDa, Photography

Luo Dan

28 June 2006, Tibet GongBuJiangDa, 2006
48 x 60 cm
Photography

€3 300

Max Papeschi, It's a Bird, it's a Plane, it's SuperJesus, Print

Max Papeschi

It's a Bird, it's a Plane, it's SuperJesus, 2013
75 x 45 x 3 cm
Print

€2 500

Raimundo de Oliveira, Revelation, Painting

Raimundo de Oliveira

Revelation, 1963
73.7 x 101.6 x 2.5 cm
Painting

€105 530

In time for Christmas
Louis Soutter, Et les disciples s'endormirent, Drawing

Louis Soutter

Et les disciples s'endormirent, 1960
18 x 22 cm
Drawing

€4 000

In time for Christmas
Pierre Sgamma, Dhyana Mûdra, Painting

Pierre Sgamma

Dhyana Mûdra, 2008
150 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€2 900

Gilles Mercier, Via Veneto #4, Photography

Gilles Mercier

Via Veneto #4, 2007
30 x 30 x 1 cm
Photography

€290

Sarah Maple, Fighting Fire with Fire, Photography

Sarah Maple

Fighting Fire with Fire, 2013
61 x 49 cm
Photography

€500

In time for Christmas
Bertrand Noël, The Mourning, Photography

Bertrand Noël

The Mourning, 2014
75 x 50 cm
Photography

€1 600

In time for Christmas
Pieter Bauermeister, A window of belief, Photography

Pieter Bauermeister

A window of belief, 2006
84 x 118 x 1 cm
Photography

€2 100

Gilles Verneret, Lac de Tibériade, Jésus marchant sur les eaux, Photography

Gilles Verneret

Lac de Tibériade, Jésus marchant sur les eaux, 2011
100 x 100 x 8 cm
Photography

€2 200

Natanaël, Asiat'M 21, Photography

Natanaël

Asiat'M 21, 2009
60 x 40 cm
Photography

€800

Charlotte Aleman, Sans titre (5), Série Icônes, Photography

Charlotte Aleman

Sans titre (5), Série Icônes, 2013
80 x 112 x 2 cm
Photography

€1 400

In time for Christmas
Seri Phuengporn, Smiling Buddha, Painting

Seri Phuengporn

Smiling Buddha, 2015
120 x 120 x 4 cm
Painting

€3 500