Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Intersection of Art and Religion

  Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s installation “Intersections” recently garnered the artist top prize at ArtPrize, a Grand Rapids-based juried competition.  An intricately laser-cut box hangs from the center of the gallery, casting elaborate shadows on the surrounding walls and … Continue reading

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100 Books a Day? If Not, Then Why 100 Paintings?

Therein lies the question set forth by this great article in the New York Times.  Research indicates that there is a tie between slow contemplation and well-being, and museums offer the perfect place for this kind of rejuvination.  Don’t try … Continue reading

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    Fascinating story in the Boston Globe about the relationship between the MFA and Prado that made the MFA’s upcoming Goya exhibit “Order and Disorder” possible.  The show, which runs from October 12 — January 19, is the largest … Continue reading

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