Thursday, May 11, 2017

Nasher Museum of Art host Georges Rouault's "Miserere et Guerre"

DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL
Georges Rouault Plate 57, 'Obedient Unto Death,' from the Miserere Series, 1927.
DURHAM, N.C.---The Nasher Museum, Duke Chapel and Duke Divinity School have collaborated on the exhibition Miserere et Guerre, a series of 58 intaglio prints by French artist Georges Rouault (1871–1958). Nasher Museum of Art is hosting "Guerre" through July 23 highlighting scenes that illustrate the plight of refugees and the devastations of war. The Duke Chapel’s tandem installation, "Miserere" ran from March 5 through April 6, during the Christian Lenten season, presenting images from the series that focus on the belief that salvation comes through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on behalf of humankind. [More]

Nasher Museum of Art: "Miserere et Guerre" (Through July 23); 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC; (919) 684-5135; (919) 684-5135; nasher.duke.edu

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