Magnificent 7 Heavenly Virtues



Exhibition

Mausoleum at Nunhead Cemetery

Weekends in May 2013 including Bank Holidays, 11am-5pm

Curated by Jolanta Jagiello

Following on from the success of Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins, at the suggestion of one of our visitors to the show, we are concentrating on the lesser known, Seven Heavenly Virtues this year. Calum F. Kerr will remind us of the seven deadly sins in his sound recording.

The seven catholic virtues refer to the combination of two lists of virtues, the 4 cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, restraint or temperance, and courage or fortitude, and the 3 theological virtues of faith, hope, and love or charity. They were intensely popular in the Middle Ages and spread the concept of holy virtues throughout Europe. Practicing these virtues is considered to protect one against temptation from the seven deadly sins, with each one having its counterpart.

Each of the seven heavenly virtues matches a corresponding deadly sin. Chastity counteracts lust, temperance counteracts gluttony, charity counteracts greed, diligence counteracts sloth, forgiveness counteracts wrath, kindness counteracts envy, and humility counteracts pride. Each artist will counteract their sin with their virtue: Jolanta Jagiello - temperance, Desiree Ickerodt - forgiveness, Sara Scott - kindness, Elizabeta Chojak-Mysko - humility, Jill Rock - charity, and Lorenzo Belenguer will cover diligence, whilst Sally Buchanan will cover chastity.

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Artist Biographies and Statements (Mobile)


sevenvirtues/4.JPGDiligence - all that hard work
by Lorenzo Belenguer
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sevenvirtues/10.JPGDiligence - all that hard work
by Lorenzo Belenguer
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sevenvirtues/13.JPGDiligence - all that hard work
by Lorenzo Belenguer
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sevenvirtues/3.JPGPre-loved: Re-cycle to Up-cycle
by Jolanta Jagiello
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sevenvirtues/21.JPGExpanding Waistlines: Too many Takeaways
by Jolanta Jagiello
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sevenvirtues/20.JPGPlease Sir: Can I have more?
by Jolanta Jagiello
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sevenvirtues/2.JPGOld Age - Touch me - the last kindness
by Sara Scott
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sevenvirtues/8.JPGMid Life - Well tak a cup o kindness
by Sara Scott
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sevenvirtues/14.JPGInfancy - Hold Me
by Sara Scott
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sevenvirtues/1.JPGPerennial Paradox
by Desiree Ickerodt
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sevenvirtues/7.JPGTwo in One
by Desiree Ickerodt
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sevenvirtues/15.JPGTriple Manifestation, Tridimensional
by Desiree Ickerodt
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sevenvirtues/5.JPGMy Heart is happy
by Elisabetta Chojak-Mysko
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sevenvirtues/11.JPGPlease take this
by Elisabetta Chojak-Mysko
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sevenvirtues/16.JPGI am rich, I am Superman
by Elisabetta Chojak-Mysko
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sevenvirtues/6.JPGVirtual Bible
by Sally Buchanan
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sevenvirtues/22.JPGGood News Bible
by Sally Buchanan
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sevenvirtues/17.JPGImperial Family Bible
by Sally Buchanan
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sevenvirtues/19.JPGThe Borg
by Jill Rock
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sevenvirtues/12.JPGThe Commodification of Charity
by Jill Rock
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sevenvirtues/18.JPGGoddess of Charity
by Jill Rock
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