Al Farrow

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Other Reliquaries: Inside and Out   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Al Farrow at de Young Museum November 8th, 2008 - February 15th, 2009
Posted 1/31/09
        A different sort of reliquary is shown in various forms at 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 flag carried with gun by an unidentified soldier. Another... [more]
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