The symbol of love and peace, Jesus statues are known for their beautiful serenity. Artists have been fired by the ideas of Jesus for centuries and hundreds of depictions of Jesus continue to be made till today. What is it about the figure of Jesus that is so attractive to artists? Is it the blend of quiet strength and dignity amidst suffering, or the pain that He bears on behalf of every man? The holy mystery of Jesus and all that His sacrifice stands for keeps artists and sculptors engrossed.
You can find a variety of statues and sculptures showing the figure of Jesus. Many statues are carved in dark stone for a powerful rugged appeal. You can also find Jesus statues shaped in smooth black stone for a rich look. The color black when used to depict the figure of Jesus has immense power. Black in itself is a combination of intense mystery, sorrow and depth, which makes it an ideal color to portray Christ on the Holy Cross. Pictures of Black Jesus show his human suffering and divine majesty touched by gentle grace. As you see pictures of Jesus carved out of black marble you notice how the dark shade defines the powerful lines of the figure and brings out His noble sorrow for humanity. Take a look at these beautiful pictures celebrating black Jesus.
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