Saints Alive, was, for me, a disappointment, but one worth a bit of thought.
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It’s funny — I loved the show. It was playful and surprising and smart and I stayed for an hour and a half.
My visit to the Landy exhibit in the National Gallery was, like Asa’s, tinged with some disappointment, but it was also infused with enthusiasm, as was Karen’s.
What does abstraction mean to a medievalist? Swirling forms, rigid jewel patterns, inlaid rock crystals, and faux-marble painted panels populate medieval buildings, books and reliquaries.
This is a meditation on aura and absence, inspired by a trip my family took to Greece this summer.