Sunday, January 1, 2017

DISNEY-BRITTON | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Ernest & Gregory Disney-Britton
The first "LOVE" sculpture stands outside of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Credit A. J. Mast for The New York Times
Happy New Year! We have said our farewells to 2016 with a series of reflections on Alpha Omega Arts while also planning for the 2017 arrival of Laurie Wohl'sBirds of Longing: Exile and Memory” to Indianapolis. Ernest will be the main speaker at this Friday's opening on Janury 6, at Indiana Interchurch Center. He will reflect on how meaning shifts as an image moves from location to location, and from era to era. His remarks will also tie to upcoming government policy shifts on Muslims and to the relocation indoors of Robert Indiana's "LOVE" sculpture inspired by his Christian Science church. As we begin 2017, below is a list of five other religious art shifts:

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Laurie Wohl's "Birds of Longing" tour opens on Thursday, January 6 at Indiana Interchurch Center (across the street from the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
A 15th-century Tibetan crowned Buddha statue will be on display as part of the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2017 exhibition lineup in February
Christian Art of 2017: Bible Museum opens in Washington, DC this November 
Hindu Art for 2017: "Incantation" in "Ten Year's of Fructose" opening in Akron, OH and Scramento, CA 
Islamic Art for 2017: New gallery opens for Keir Family Collection at Dallas Museum of Art. Manuscript above, The Shahnama of Firdawsi Brad Flowers - Keir Collection of Islamic Art/Dallas Museum of Art