The art: Titian, St. John the Evangelist on Patmos, ca. 1547.
The news: On NPR’s Fresh Air, scholar Elaine Pagels discusses her new book about the Book of Revelations, “Revelations: Visions, Prophecy & Politics in the Book of Revelation.”
The source: Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Nota bene: All day long, 3rd of May will feature art informed by the Book of Revelations!