Tag: Jon McNaughton

Jon McNaughton: Mormon Artist, Right-Wing Propagandist

By Robert A. Rees   [The artist] will endeavor to awake subtler emotions, as yet unnamed. Living himself a complicated and comparatively subtle life, his work will give to those observers capable of feeling them lofty emotions beyond the reach of words.                                            —Wassily Kandinsky   Whenever we find in poetry that which gives us …

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Painting Up Controversy: The Work of Jon McNaughton

  By Hugo Olaiz and John-Charles Duffy He might be called the Thomas Kinkade of Mormonism . . . or perhaps Glenn Beck with a paintbrush. To his already extensive catalogue of LDS-themed paintings—including temples, scenes from the life of Jesus, and  episodes from Mormon history—Utah artist Jon McNaughton (mcnaughtonart.com) has now added detailed allegorical …

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