Revelations of Art

Joan of Arc’s Death at the Stake by Hermann Stilke

Kyle Cupp

Kyle Cupp is a freelance writer who blogs about culture, philosophy, politics, postmodernism, and religion. He is a contributor to the group Catholic blog Vox Nova. Kyle lives with his wife, son, and daughter in North Texas. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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5 Responses

  1. Kolohe says:

    Alas, when Joan followed the aerobics regimen picked up at the San Dimas mall, she became lighter than a duck.

  2. karl says:

    May I ask what made you choose this picture and what is revelatory about it? Serious questions both.

    • Kyle Cupp says:

      I was looking for paintings of Joan of Arc, she having been a soldier, and selected this one for its focus on her execution, the look on her face, and the juxtaposition of towering signs of civilization with the act of destruction.