April 7, 2017 1:36 pm

Art and Faith: Giotto di Bondone, “Entry into Jerusalem,” circa 1305
Palm Sunday is a day of high emotions, teetering on the edge between happiness and heartbreak. Giotto’s Entry into Jerusalem from the Scrovegni Chapel invites us into a scene of celebration, and true to his form, Giotto draws us beyond the formality of the Byzantine style, and presents a true to life, vibrant scene. It is a celebration, but one that we cannot give ourselves over to fully; it is a scene of contradictions.

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