BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:icalendar-ruby CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161206T033914Z UID:228661 DTSTART:20120828T000000 DTEND:20130203T000000 DESCRIPTION:

Manuscripts and their illuminations played a central role in fostering a nd expressing the devotion of Christian faithful during the Middle Ages. As the word of God\, biblical phrases were introduced by elaborate initial le tters\; narrative stories about Christ or the saints were pictured in detai led miniatures\; and borders brimming with fantastic scenes focused attenti on on important texts. Drawn entirely from the Getty Museum's collection\, this exhibition looks at manuscripts that not only helped medieval viewers celebrate Christian beliefs but also—with their lavish decoration in precio us pigments and gold—served as material testaments to the piety of their ow ners.

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August 28–November 11\, 2012 and November 13\, 20 12–February 3\, 2013

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LOCATION:Getty Center Los Angeles\,1200 Getty Drive \nLos Angeles\, CA 9004 9 SUMMARY:The Art of Devotion in the Middle Ages END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161206T033914Z UID:228662 DTSTART:20120828T100000 DTEND:20120828T173000 LOCATION:Getty Center Los Angeles\,1200 Getty Drive \nLos Angeles\, CA 9004 9 SUMMARY:The Art of Devotion in the Middle Ages END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR