See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Friday, February 26, 2010

The Sacred Made Real

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I would love to see this exhibit.
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"The Sacred Made Real" - an emotionally searing exhibit of Spanish paintings and sculptures from 1600-1700 that will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington from Feb. 28 through May 31. 
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Top Image:  Polychromed sculpture, “Ecce Homo” sculpted pre-1621 by Gregorio Fernandez. 
Bottom image: "Venerable Mother Jeronima De La Fuente" by Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velazquez.
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Links:
Exhibition Note, New Criterion - On "The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture 1600–1700" at The National Gallery, London, 2009
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4 comments:

  1. I'm looking forward to see this exhibit. I'm planning to go on Mar. 1 (Mon. being my day off).

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  2. Lucky Father V !!
    I wanna go too!!

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  3. Terry: Thank you so much. I am so fortunate as I am in Maryland and able to see the exhibit. Thanks again!

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  4. Austringer1:18 PM

    Velazquez -- one of the greatest of them all...

    Wish I could be there!

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