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Tag Archives: Crucifixion

The Art of Empathy: The Cummer Mother of Sorrows in Context

Nov

26

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens would like to present The Art of Empathy: The Cummer Mother of Sorrows in Context. This exhibition is designed to showcase a masterwork in The Cummer’s permanent collection, Mother of Sorrows (c.1470). It is one of only five known…

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In the Gallery: Passions of Christ by Romare Bearden,1945

Jul

02

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern After serving in the Army during World War II, Bearden created a series of cubist inspired watercolors and paintings and called, The Passion of Christ.  This this series was first exhibited at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Bearden’s first New York show. Interestingly, most of the series was done in watercolor.  [...]

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What’s Blooming? – Dogwood!

Feb

27

The yellow or green flowers grow in clusters at the center of what seems like petals, which may bloom in white, red or pink, depending on…

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#42 Abraham Rattner: Crucifixion in Yellow

Mar

01

Rattner’s style of figurative expressionism combined traditional themes with the formal elements of Modernism. The theme of the crucifixion grew out of Rattner’s reaction to World War II.

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