Download our iPhone app Download our Android app. There is nothing I love better than a Christmas novel set in England. Report The Jackson patriarch is buried in the same cemetery as Michael Jackson. Christian artists believed that the halo was symbolic of the light of grace bestowed by God. Flowers of the Renaissance. In architecture, Filippo Brunelleschi was foremost in studying the remains of ancient classical buildings. The exploration of the rise and fall of the halo in culture is interesting not only because it illustrates how artists adopt and then dispose of symbols, but even more importantly how western values have changed over the last thousand years.