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Other Reliquaries: Inside and Out   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Al Farrow at de Young Museum November 8th, 2008 - February 15th, 2009
Posted 2/1/09
        A different sort of reliquary is shown in various forms at In the Name of God: War, Religion, and the Reliquaries of Al Farrow at the de Young Museum. Also linking past and present, Farrow presents contemporary artifacts and ironic reliquaries, alongside their imitable predecessors. An earthenware bowl made by an unidentified Mimbre artist (ca. 1000-1150) sits cracked yet restored in a plexi-glass display case alongside a Farrow’s own bowl bearing the painted symbol of a tribal American... [more]
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