The Vatican Museums were due to host an exhibition of the Pop artist’s religious works, including his ‘Last Supper’ series

Attributed to Jacob Agnesius, Saint Sebastian, c.1638. Ivory carving. Courtesy: Colnaghi

As morbid devotional objects go on show at Frieze Masters, one writer asks: why do we look at violent religious art?

A night within the walls of Pasaquan, the mystical compound of St. EOM

In her prints, paintings, photographs and videos, Andrea Büttner explores poverty, community and her philosophy of 'little works'

Wael Shawky ‘Cabaret Crusades’ (detail),  2010–ongoing. Courtesy: Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut & Hamburg.

The spiritual and the secular in art today

Teenage Jesus (XII), 2012, acrylic paint, paper, pastels on handmade paper in silver frame, 32 × 38 cm. All images courtesy: Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen; photographs: Anders Sune Berg

From clairvoyance to religiosity and the secret of the ‘100 Black Planets’

Does theology hold the answer for revolutionary politics?

Music, tradition and Islam; organized noise, film and instability

Eds. Maria Hlavajova, Sven Lütticken and Jill Winder (BAK, Utrecht, and post editions, Rotterdam, 2009)