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Corita Kent, an American nun and pop artist, led a life of creativity and love that took her in unexpected directions. In this engaging portrait, Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, offers an in-depth look at Corita Kent, gentle revolutionary of the heart, letting the beauty and truth of her life and art speak for itself.Frances Elizabeth Kent's rise to fame coincided with some of the most socially volatile years of the twentieth century. As Sr. Mary Corita of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters, she became a nationally-respected artist - though the Archbishop of her home city of Los Angeles regarded her work as blasphemous. Seeing no contradiction between the sacred and the secular, Corita designed the US Postal Service's iconic "Love" stamp and created the largest copyrighted work of art in the world, on a gas tank for the Boston Gas Company.



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Rose Pacatte

I am Sister Rose Pacatte, a Catholic sister of the Daughters of St. Paul. I am a media literacy education specialist and the founding director of the Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City, CA. I also review films for St. Anthony Messenger and the National Catholic Reporter. My blog is SisterRoseMovies.net. New books coming: the life of Corita Kent (Liturgical Press) and St. Hildegard of Bingen (Pauline Books and Media.) Now please pray I can get all this done on deadline!



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