Monthly Archives: August 2013

Encaustics, Light, and Tony Sherman’s Punctum

Encaustic painting is at least 2000 years old. Funeral portrait masks from 100-300 AD (when Rome ruled Egypt) were discovered in Egypt’s Faiyum Valley. And Coptic Art  encaustics dating from 500 AD were also discovered in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. To the right is a painting of Christ and Saint Mina. … Continue reading

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