Religion in Museums

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The Death of an Underdog in American Art

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David van Biema has posted on the American journal site ‘The Atlantic’ a superb valedictory salute to the Museum of Biblical Art. Here’s the link – DO read it!

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/05/the-death-of-an-underdog-in-american-art/392198/

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Installation view of “Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral” at the Museum of Biblical Art, 2015. Photo by Eduard Hueber. The exhibition is organized by Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, and the Museum of Biblical Art, New York.

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Installation view of “Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum” at the Museum of Biblical Art, 2014. Photo by Gina Fuentes Walker. Courtesy of the Museum of Biblical Art.

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